South Central North Dakota Severe Weather Outlook This Week
This could be a bumpy couple of days for western and southcentral North Dakota weather-wise.
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma is forecasting the potential for severe weather for western and northern North Dakota today (Monday). That threat will then shift to southcentral North Dakota on Tuesday.
Here's a look at the severe weather map for Monday.
The biggest threat for Monday, June 19th (today) will large hail and damaging winds. These storms are expected to develop in western North Dakota this evening and continue through the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Of the two potential severe weather days this week, Tuesday looks to be the most potent.
Instability will support the formation of severe thunderstorms capable of producing intense cells and sporadic large hail. Here's a look at the severe weather outlook for Tuesday.
As you can see from the map above, the Bismarck Mandan area looks to be in the bullseye of the severe weather outbreak on Tuesday. Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday afternoon and evening across central and eastern North Dakota. Hail to golf ball size and winds up to 70 miles per hour will be the greatest threat.
The rest of the week looks to remain stormy as well for the Bismarck Mandan area.
After a couple of warm days on Monday and Tuesday with high temps near 90 degrees, we will cool off into the 70s for the rest of the week. Chances for showers and thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday through the weekend.
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