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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Minneapolis - Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM)

Lat: 44.83°NLon: 93.47°WElev: 906ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chaska MN

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 57. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 71. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Chaska MN
 44.83°N 93.61°W (Elev. 988 ft)
7:14 pm CDT May 22, 2015
9pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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