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Flash flooding possible across southern Plains

A wet weather system continues across the southern U.S., with abundant moisture brining heavy rain and a risk of flash flooding to parts of the southern Plains on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will fall across Oklahoma, though flood watches and warnings are in effect eastern Colorado to western Arkansas. The flash flood threat should diminish on Thursday, as the system weakens over Texas.
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This
Afternoon

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 91 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 72 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 90 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 73 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 72 °F

Saturday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 88 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
  • Thursday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.
  • Saturday A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.