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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

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 is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Bismarck, Bismarck Municipal Airport (KBIS)

Lat: 46.78°NLon: 100.76°WElev: 1677ft.

Fair

22°C

71°F

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed S 20 km/h
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 3°C (38°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 May 7:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Bismarck ND

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 8 °CRising Temperatures

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °CFalling Temperatures

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 9 °CRising Temperatures

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 11 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 19 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 17 by 4am. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h after midnight.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. Southeast wind 18 to 23 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to near -13 by 9pm, then rising to around -8 during the remainder of the night. Northeast wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 19. East wind 18 to 23 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Bismarck ND
 46.81°N 100.76°W
6:28 pm CDT May 22, 2015
9pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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