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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

Mercury, Desert Rock Airport (KDRA)

Lat: 36.6207°NLon: 116.02868°WElev: 3238ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed N 6 MPH
Barometer 29.93 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 12:52 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

21 Miles W Mercury NV

  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East southeast wind 5 to 14 mph becoming south southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
21 Miles W Mercury NV
 36.65°N 116.4°W (Elev. 2641 ft)
8:43 pm PDT May 22, 2015
2am PDT May 23, 2015-6pm PDT May 29, 2015
 
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