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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Riverton, Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

Lat: 43.06194°NLon: 108.44639°WElev: 5525ft.

Overcast

49°F

9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 10 MPH
Barometer 29.95 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 22 May 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Shoshoni WY

  • Overnight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers, mainly before 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind becoming north 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then scattered showers. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Areas of fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a north wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Memorial Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Shoshoni WY
 43.3°N 108.15°W (Elev. 4766 ft)
8:56 pm MDT May 22, 2015
12am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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