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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fargo, Hector International Airport (KFAR)

Lat: 46.93°NLon: 96.81°WElev: 899ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

17°C

63°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 28 km/h
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Visibility 10 km
Last update 6 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Fargo ND

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 21 °C

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 4 °C

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 5 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. High near 21. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 16. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming north northwest 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 26 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. North wind 24 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
West Fargo ND
 46.86°N 96.91°W
12:57 pm CDT May 6, 2015
2pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 12, 2015
 
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