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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

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWC)

Lat: 39.01°NLon: 95.21°WElev: 830ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.7 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 10:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Lawrence KS

  • Overnight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 62. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 74. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 10 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Lawrence KS
 38.93°N 95.26°W
10:40 pm CDT May 22, 2015
12am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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