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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

Lakeland Regional (KLAL)

Lat: 27.98°NLon: 82.02°WElev: 141ft.

Clear

82°F

28°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 23 May 9:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lakeland FL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. East northeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 91. East wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
Lakeland FL
 28.03°N 81.96°W (Elev. 197 ft)
9:16 am EDT May 23, 2015
1pm EDT May 23, 2015-6pm EDT May 29, 2015
 
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