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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

Pella, Pella Municipal Airport (KPEA)

Lat: 41.4°NLon: 92.93°WElev: 886ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 9:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Pella Muni Airport IA

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South southeast wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 59. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 73. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 62. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Pella Muni Airport IA
 41.36°N 92.96°W
8:41 pm CDT May 22, 2015
10pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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