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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (KROC)

Lat: 43.12°NLon: 77.68°WElev: 558ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 7 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester NY

    • This
      Afternoon

      This Afternoon: A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

      Chance
      Showers

      High: 90 °F

    • Tonight

      Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 62. West wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

      Heavy Rain
      then Showers
      Likely and
      Patchy Fog

      Low: 62 °F

    • Wednesday

      Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

      Patchy Fog
      then Sunny

      High: 72 °F

    • Wednesday
      Night

      Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 58 °F

    • Thursday

      Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

      Chance
      Showers

      High: 75 °F

    • Thursday
      Night

      Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

      Slight Chance
      Showers then
      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 62 °F

    • Friday

      Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

      Sunny

      High: 79 °F

    • Friday
      Night

      Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 61 °F

    • Saturday

      Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

      Mostly Sunny

      High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 62. West wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester NY
 43.17°N 77.63°W (Elev. 472 ft)
1:39 pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
1pm EDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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