Strong to severe storms possible this afternoon

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The national weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Chattanooga area this afternoon.

Thunderstorms will be possible nearly every day from Saturday through the middle of next week as the pattern remains active, according to the weather service.

The Strom Prediction Center of America has placed the entirety of Greater Lafayette under a Slight Risk for Severe Weather for late Wednesday afternoon and evening. There will be a chance for storms to produce damaging wind and maybe hail the size of a quarter or larger. The temperature will hit a high in the low to mid-60s both weekend days, the weather service said.

Any showers and storms should taper off around sunset with clearing skies overnight and lows in the 50s. A south wind of 9 to 14 miles per hour will gust as high as 20 miles per hour.

Will continue to keep the chance of storms in this weekend but for the majority of northeast Kansas it will be dry albeit still partly to mostly cloudy and highs in the 80s.

Showers are thunderstorms are likely until 8 p.m., according to the latest forecast. The chance of rain and thunderstorms drops to 30 percent over Saturday night and to 20 percent on Sunday.

Scattered showers could impact the region until about noon, the weather service said.