Storms expected Wednesday through Thursday

Published: Jul. 28, 2020 at 8:20 PM CDT
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - An upper level disturbance will produce showers and a few embedded thunderstorms in the Panhandle and parts of Western Nebraska this evening. Showers will weaken as the push east as they encounter more stable air. Skies will be partly cloudy heading into the overnight with a mix of sun and clouds to begin the day on Wednesday.

A low-pressure system from the Rockies will move into central Nebraska on Wednesday creating a decent amount of instability for thunderstorms during the late afternoon and early evening. Tomorrow’s highs will be in the mid to upper 80s with the warmer readings in the far southwest part of the state. Thursday we will cool off with highs expected to be in the upper 70s with showers becoming more numerous during the day with thunderstorm activity mainly isolated. A few areas may encounter heavy amounts of rain leaving a potential for localized flooding. Friday will be a perfect start to the weekend with highs in the low 80s and mostly sunny skies.

Sunny skies with highs in the lower to mid-80s are expected for our weekend with low t’storm probabilities as of right now. Overall, it will be a great weekend to spend out on the lake with friends and family.

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