Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over 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 could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.74°NLon: 85.57°WElev: 623ft.

Mostly Cloudy

24°C

76°F

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SW 13 km/h
Barometer 1012.6 mb (29.91 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (54°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 24 May 8:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Empire MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 11 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Southwest wind around 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Southwest wind around 15 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Empire MI
 44.82°N 86.06°W (Elev. 179 m)
9:07 pm EDT May 24, 2016
9pm EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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