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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lancaster Airport (KLNC)

Lat: 32.58°NLon: 96.72°WElev: 496ft.

Heavy Rain

46°F

8°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed N 17 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 20 Feb 7:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Lancaster TX

Flood Watch until February 22, 12:00am
Flood Advisory until February 20, 08:45pm
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch until February 22, 12:00am
    Flood Advisory until February 20, 08:45pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 39. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 39. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 41 by 1am. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 48. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 67. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 39. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 39. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 41 by 1am. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 48. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 67. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Lancaster TX
 32.6°N 96.77°W (Elev. 541 ft)
5:29 pm CST Feb 20, 2018
8pm CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 27, 2018
 
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