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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

Topeka, Forbes Field (KFOE)

Lat: 38.94°NLon: 95.65°WElev: 1079ft.

Light Rain

59°F

15°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 23 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Topeka KS

  • Today

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 62. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 73. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 10 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Topeka KS
 39.02°N 95.66°W
4:10 am CDT May 23, 2015
5am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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