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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains into Saturday

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.
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Current conditions at

Waterloo, Waterloo Municipal Airport (KALO)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 92.4°WElev: 873ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 6:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Waterloo IA

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °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

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 58. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 70. Southeast wind 10 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.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 61. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter 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.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Waterloo IA
 42.46°N 92.38°W
5:11 pm CDT May 22, 2015
8pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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