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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Dunkirk, Chautauqua County / Dunkirk Airport (KDKK)

Lat: 42.49°NLon: 79.28°WElev: 692ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.7 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Gowanda NY

  • Today

    Increasing Clouds

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 49. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Gowanda NY
 42.43°N 78.88°W
9:18 am EDT May 29, 2015
11am EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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