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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Dunkirk, Chautauqua County / Dunkirk Airport (KDKK)

Lat: 42.49°NLon: 79.28°WElev: 692ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Gowanda NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then scattered showers between 10pm and 3am, then areas of drizzle after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 58. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Areas
    Drizzle

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then scattered showers between 10pm and 3am, then areas of drizzle after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 58. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Gowanda NY
 42.43°N 78.88°W (Elev. 1250 ft)
7:40 pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
8pm EDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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