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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

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 are likely.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Atlantic (KAIO)

Lat: 41.4°NLon: 95.05°WElev: 1181ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 12 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 9:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Anita IA

  • Today

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Low around 59. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 68. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 60. South wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Anita IA
 41.42°N 94.77°W
9:26 am CDT May 23, 2015
11am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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