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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 22 May 10:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

Ward Cove AK

  • Overnight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated thunderstorms before 1am, then isolated showers after 1am. Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy early, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Areas of fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Ward Cove AK
 55.4°N 131.68°W (Elev. 797 ft)
8:46 pm AKDT May 22, 2015
12am AKDT May 23, 2015-6pm AKDT May 29, 2015
 
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