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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kearney, Kearney Municipal Airport (KEAR)

Lat: 40.73°NLon: 99°WElev: 2133ft.

Overcast

52°F

11°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 18 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 23 May 2:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kearney NE

  • Overnight

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 51. Southeast wind around 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Kearney NE
 40.71°N 99.08°W (Elev. 2192 ft)
12:46 am CDT May 23, 2015
3am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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