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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chadron, Chadron Municipal Airport (KCDR)

Lat: 42.84°NLon: 103.1°WElev: 3297ft.

Overcast

10°C

50°F

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed E 9 km/h
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill9°C (48°F)
Last update 23 May 6:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Crawford NE

  • Today

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 17 °C

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 8 °C

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 16 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 7 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 19 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 9 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers before noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 17. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Areas of fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy, with an east wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 16. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming south 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Areas of fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 7. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Crawford NE
 42.68°N 103.42°W (Elev. 1130 m)
3:59 am MDT May 23, 2015
8am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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