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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

McAllen, Miller International Airport (KMFE)

Lat: 26.18°NLon: 98.24°WElev: 105ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed E 20 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 29 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Mercedes TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 12 to 17 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 5 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Mercedes TX
 26.14°N 97.95°W
1:30 pm CDT May 29, 2015
2pm CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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