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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

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 are likely.
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Current conditions at

Tunica, Tunica Municipal Airport (KUTA)

Lat: 34.68°NLon: 90.35°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 9:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Arkabutla MS

  • Today

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Arkabutla MS
 34.77°N 90.12°W (Elev. 210 ft)
3:35 am CDT May 23, 2015
11am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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