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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruidoso Regional (KSRR)

Lat: 33.47°NLon: 105.53°WElev: 6811ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 6:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NM

  • Tonight

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NM
 33.5°N 105.38°W (Elev. 5830 ft)
3:23 am MDT May 22, 2015
8pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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