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Isolated severe thunderstorms forecast Thursday

National Weather Service-Missoula is forecasting widespread thunderstorms with isolated severe storms possible Thursday afternoon through the evening, particularly for eastern Clearwater and Idaho counties in Idaho.

The isolated severe storms will be capable of large hail and damaging wind gusts. Any thunderstorm could cause heavy rain and frequent lightning.

This graphic from NWS shows the areas that are most likely to have severe storms.

Orofino and Pierce are likely to have showers and possibly a thunderstorm Thursday. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning. Showers are also likely during the evening and possibly a thunderstorm before 11 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Friday's forecast is similar, according to NWS-Missoula.

Confidence is moderate for severe storms, but high for general thunderstorms.

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Orofino, ID 83544
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