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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

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1503ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed N 9 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.5 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 22 May 10:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

  • Overnight

    Areas Frost

    Areas
    Frost

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Morning Frost

    Morning
    Frost

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of frost after 2am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Light west wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W
10:23 pm EDT May 22, 2015
12am EDT May 23, 2015-6pm EDT May 29, 2015
 
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