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Severe Weather Possible In Northwest Iowa This Weekend

(Sheldon, Iowa) There is a risk of severe weather over northwest Iowa this weekend.

From the National Weather Service:

Showers and thunderstorms will be possible early this afternoon near the Missouri River corridor, with this threat lifting north into eastern South Dakota, northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota by mid to late afternoon. Most of these thunderstorms will remain below severe limits but a few could produce hail to the size of quarters.

Between about 6:00 PM and 10:00 PM, a complex of thunderstorms should move northeast into extreme southeast South Dakota, northeast Nebraska and Northwest Iowa. These storms will have the highest potential to produce severe weather with hail to the size of golf balls, winds to 80 mph as well as isolated strong tornadoes possible. After 10:00 PM, the thunderstorms should form into a cluster or squall line with wind gusts to 80 mph and isolated tornadoes the main threats. During this time the highest threat should be along and east of a Sioux Falls to Vermillion line.

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