The yellow-shaded Slight Risk area depicts a 15% chance of severe storms within 25 miles of a given location, while the dark-green-shaded Marginal Risk area depicts a 5% chance of severe storms within 25 miles of a given location. Not too surprising, given the high levels of instability and moderate wind shear that will be moving in. Primarily elevated storms should be ongoing - potentially resulting from MCS activity in the morning across Iowa, Minnesota, and portions of Wisconsin.
"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.
A few severe thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and into this evening across the plains. This redevelopment is likely to initially be centered over NE Oklahoma into SW Missouri, and then gradually move into NWAR. These storms may pose a marginally severe hail threat especially near the warm front, where warm advection atop the stable layer may result in about 1000 J/kg MUCAPE rooted around/above 850mb.
South-central Wisconsin could see severe thunderstorms with a few tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain possible Wednesday afternoon into the night, according to forecasters.
We'll be keeping a close eye on it, and continue to have updates on our 40/29 Newscasts in the evenings and mornings.
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Our best chance for rain is tomorrow night through early Saturday.
The National Weather Service in Omaha extended the risk just before noon Tuesday.
High winds from severe storms did some damage in parts of southwest and western Nebraska, yesterday. Highs will be in the mid-upper 80s and slightly more humid on Sunday.
We will have a break Saturday afternoon and scattered storms will form Sunday.