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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

Elkhart, Elkhart-Morton County Airport (KEHA)

Lat: 37°NLon: 101.88°WElev: 3622ft.

57°F

14°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 23 May 2:28 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles N Elkhart KS

  • Overnight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Areas Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Areas
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Areas of drizzle and thunderstorms before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between noon and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Windy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles N Elkhart KS
 37.12°N 101.89°W (Elev. 3425 ft)
12:14 am MDT May 23, 2015
2am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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