Storms in northern Iowa could be severe

Beautiful weekend before a stormy pattern returns
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16 May, 2017

A small portion of southeast Nebraska is included in the potential for an elevated chance of severe weather, on Tuesday. It won't be overly muggy, but humid enough for the heat index to make it feel as if it's in the low 90s at times on Monday. Then more storms will pop up as we go through the day and Tuesday night. And while the models keep these storms up along US-20, there's a chance they could track a little further south. Storms riding along a thermal gradient tend to move toward higher instability levels and we could see these turn a little more right. Large hail will be common with most storms, but gusty winds and an isolated tornado is also possible.

AccuWeather reports following isolated damaging storms Monday night, there will be a heightened risk of unsafe storms across the central and southern Plains late Tuesday into Wednesday. All of the other counties are under a slight risk for strong to severe storms. Southerly winds will range from 10 to 20 miles per hour already by tomorrow morning, and lasting through the day.

Isolated storms will be possible Monday with highs nearing 90 degrees.

More news: Mostly cloudy today, rain on the way

Storms are likely to develop in the early afternoon along the northern border of the state, moving eastward.

High temperatures on Monday should range from the mid 70s to mid 80s, but cooler in the Arrowhead. A few showers/storms are possible Tuesday night with low temperatures in the mid 60s. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.


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