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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.

Mostly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NNE 6 MPH
Barometer 29.93 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 1:52 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

14 Miles NW Mercury NV

  • Overnight

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Light southwest wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
14 Miles NW Mercury NV
 36.77°N 116.17°W (Elev. 5696 ft)
8:43 pm PDT May 22, 2015
12am PDT May 23, 2015-6pm PDT May 29, 2015
 
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