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Severe Weather, Needed Rainfall Possible This Afternoon

Severe Weather, Needed Rainfall Possible This Afternoon

Severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and evening across much of the Midland regional National Weather Service's forecast area, according to models released on Wednesday morning.

Severe storms, including large hail and damaging winds will be possible in clusters through the late-afternoon hours.

The National Weather Service said a cluster of storms is expected to move from north to south through the state on Thursday afternoon.

A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.

Weather radar at 1 p.m. showed a batch of storms heading into Wisconsin from Iowa, moving to the northeast, mostly north of Dubuque.




The heat index during the day this week will remain in the upper 90's.

Monday night: Partly cloudy, low around 55. Temperatures throughout eastern Oklahoma are predicted to reach into the mid-to-high 90s on Thursday and the low-to-mid 90s Friday. South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour.

On the brighter side, Sur Flaherty of Peru reported a half of an inch in her rain gauge after an extremely dry start to June.

Sunny and hot, with a high near 104.

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.


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