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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

Grand Forks, Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK)

Lat: 47.95°NLon: 97.18°WElev: 843ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

17°C

62°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 24 km/h
Barometer 29.76 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 16°C (60°F)
Visibility 8 km
Last update 6 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Forks ND

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 15 °C

  • Thursday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 19 °CFalling Temperatures

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Scattered Showers

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 15. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 27 to 37 km/h decreasing to 16 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers likely. Temperature rising to near 19 by 11am, then falling to around 11 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming north northwest 24 to 34 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12. North wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. North wind 14 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Sunday
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Monday
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Forks ND
 47.91°N 97.06°W
4:27 pm CDT May 6, 2015
6pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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