This means scattered strong to severe storms will be possible in these areas with large hail and damaging winds being the main threats (tornadoes can not be ruled out either).
Storms are likely across Oklahoma on Friday, from later Friday and into Friday night. The Omaha area now is at a slight risk for severe weather tonight, she said.
A few storms are possible in northwestern Oklahoma late this afternoon and evening. The biggest threat remains strong winds 60+ miles per hour.
27 Storm Track meteorologist Branden Borremans forecasts a nice Tuesday, numerous showers and storms developing Wednesday morning and ending before midnight, showers and storms Thursday evening and night, scattered showers and storms Friday, a few showers later Saturday, and a few showers possible Monday.
The National Weather Service said the area should see a round of storms Wednesday morning into the early afternoon, and another round during the late afternoon into the evening, with the severe threat during the later round. Scattered storms should form by mid-afternoon across these areas, with large-scale lift aided by an approaching mid-level trough over Montana.More news: Venus Williams responsible for a fatal accident
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Temperatures Thursday will rise into the low- to mid-80s, but high humidity values will make it feel more like it's in the low-90s.
After a rare dry day in Upstate New York, thunderstorms are likely to return this afternoon - and keep coming through Saturday.
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The main threat for severe weather will extend from south-central Oklahoma to southern IL on Friday.