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Flash flooding possible for parts of Upper Midwest

A slow-moving weather system progressing from the northern Plains to the Great Lakes will bring excessive rainfall and a risk of flash flooding to portions of the Upper Midwest on Friday. The heaviest rainfall is expected from central Iowa northeastward across southeastern Minn. and into Wisc. Rainfall totals of 1-2 inches, with locally-higher amounts, are possible through Saturday morning.
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3 Miles WSW Merriam KS

7 Day Forecast

This
Afternoon

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 85 °F

Tonight

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 69 °F

Saturday

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

High: 87 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 70 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 89 °F

Sunday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 71 °F

Labor
Day

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Sunday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Labor Day A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.