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Severe thunderstorms possible for Memorial Day

Severe thunderstorms possible for Memorial Day

Damaging winds will be the most likely of threats but the chance for large hail and isolated tornadoes also exists. "Between about 1 and 3 o'clock this afternoon, more showers and storms will develop in eastern Iowa and move to the east into IL". There will still be plenty of dry hours too but with the many outdoor activities, this is a day you will want to be especially weather aware.

The aforementioned cold front will "sweep" KAKEland of the soggy and severe weather environment that has plagued KAKEland. Winds S 15-30 miles per hour.

Heavy thunderstorms fired up Sunday night and are pushing through early on this Memorial Day morning.

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Friday looks wonderful with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 70s; Saturday looks even better with lots of sunshine and highs in the upper 70s! While we are not anticipating numerous storms, a few storms will be possible and they will form in an environment where they could turn severe. More rain and storms are expected to redevelop by the weekend.

Thursday, May 30 will be mostly cloudy and warmer with a high in the low 80s and a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon through the evening. Highs on Tuesday top out near 80.