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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

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 3:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ankeny IA

  • Today

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °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: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 59. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 62. Southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. 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 78. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 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. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 50 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 77.
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Point Forecast:
Ankeny IA
 41.72°N 93.6°W
3:41 am CDT May 23, 2015
5am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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