Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.74°NLon: 85.57°WElev: 623ft.

Overcast

30°C

86°F

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed Vrbl 9 km/h
Barometer 1010.8 mb (29.86 in)
Dewpoint 16°C (60°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index30°C (86°F)
Last update 27 May 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Empire MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 20 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -8. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 18 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 13 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 18.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -8. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
Empire MI
 44.82°N 86.06°W (Elev. 179 m)
3:53 pm EDT May 27, 2016
4pm EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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