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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

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 are likely.
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Current conditions at

Topeka, Philip Billard Municipal Airport (KTOP)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 95.63°WElev: 879ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Topeka KS

  • Today

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 62. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Topeka KS
 39.04°N 95.68°W
9:20 am CDT May 23, 2015
10am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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