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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

Salina, Salina Municipal Airport (KSLN)

Lat: 38.78°NLon: 97.64°WElev: 1270ft.

Overcast

56°F

13°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 23 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Bennington KS

  • Overnight

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of rain or drizzle, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Bennington KS
 39.11°N 97.57°W
12:55 am CDT May 23, 2015
2am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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