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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

Cheyenne, Cheyenne Airport (KCYS)

Lat: 41.16°NLon: 104.81°WElev: 6116ft.

Fog/Mist

43°F

6°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 23 May 3:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Cheyenne WY

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Scattered Thunderstorms

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Areas of fog between 9pm and midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then scattered showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Cheyenne WY
 41.15°N 104.78°W (Elev. 6047 ft)
3:59 am MDT May 23, 2015
5am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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