Severe Weather Chances Increased Today and Tomorrow

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"These storms can produce winds with gusts to 80 mph, baseball-sized hail and isolated tornadoes during the afternoon and evening hours", warned McGinnis.

Storms are likely across Oklahoma on Friday, from later Friday and into Friday night.

The rest of the morning will be dry with storms expected to form along this boundary (around Hwy 30 in western Iowa) by 2-3 PM.

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A few could be severe with quarter size hail and 60 miles per hour winds possible. The cold front will weaken slightly, while perhaps lifting northward late in the afternoon/early evening as a central Plains low-level jet strengthens to around 40-50 kt.Iowa, Wisconsin, and northern IL.

"More severe weather will develop in the late afternoon into the evening across central Kansas into southeastern Nebraska, northern Missouri and southern Iowa", said AccuWeather Storm Warning Meteorologist Amber McGinnis. Will we get clearing and how much clearing (sun) will we get in order for the atmosphere to recover and set the stage for more storms this afternoon?

Today will be windy, humid and hot with highs in the mid to upper 90s under mostly sunny skies. Lows will be around 70°.

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A cool front will try to move into our state tomorrow sparking scattered showers and thunderstorms. We might be also be dealing with some rain and storm chances, especially heading into Sunday and Monday. The threat is expected to be slightly more widespread in areas of northeastern Colorado than farther north as instability should be limited with northward extent.

Next week several disturbances will be pushing through the area through Wednesday morning bringing rounds of storms including the 4th of July.

Be the first to know when news happens. The severe weather threat doesn't look as bad as Wednesday, however.

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