The forecast for KELOLAND starts off pretty quiet but the atmosphere over the Midwest gets a little active heading into the weekend.
Tonight is looking quiet with just a few clouds drifting into east KELOLAND from the north. Overnight temperatures will cool to the teens and 20s.
Upper level high pressure will still control our skies tomorrow so we are still looking at sunny skies with a wide range of highs due to the snowpack. Upper 40s to near 60 degree highs are expected where there is little to no snow on the ground while the north and the northeast only top out in the low to mid-30s again.
Thursday will likely be a transition day where we should see clouds slowing building over the Midwest with afternoon temperatures a little cooler due to the warm, upper level high weakening its grip on the Midwest. Some drizzle is possible over western SD. Highs will be in the 30s and 40s.
Friday will see the first round of rain and snow in KELOLAND. This first round will likely affect western SD the most. The center of the low will pass south of KELOLAND through Kansas bringing significant rain and snow to central Nebraska and western SD with lighter amounts of rain and snow in southeast KELOLAND. Because we are so far away from the center of the low, the wind should not be a major factor.
A few leftover flurries may be possible Saturday morning in the southeast but the rest of Saturday and much of Sunday is looking quiet with just passing clouds. Weekend highs are in the 30s and 40s. Sunday afternoon will be the beginnings of the next round of rain and snow in KELOLAND. Another low is projected to pass to the south through Kansas which puts rain and snow in Nebraska and southern South Dakota again.
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