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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

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.17°NLon: 150°WElev: 144ft.

Partly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 4:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

Anchorage International Airport AK

  • Today

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Rain
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Memorial Day
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Anchorage International Airport AK
 61.16°N 150°W (Elev. 154 ft)
5:31 pm AKDT May 22, 2015
6am AKDT May 23, 2015-6pm AKDT May 29, 2015
 
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