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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 11:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Point Louise AK

    • This
      Afternoon

      This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph.

      Mostly Sunny

      High: 80 °F

    • Tonight

      Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 63 °F

    • Wednesday

      Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

      Mostly Cloudy

      High: 69 °F

    • Wednesday
      Night

      Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

      Mostly Cloudy
      then Chance
      Rain

      Low: 58 °F

    • Thursday

      Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

      Chance Rain
      then Partly
      Sunny

      High: 69 °F

    • Thursday
      Night

      Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 56 °F

    • Friday

      Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

      Partly Sunny

      High: 68 °F

    • Friday
      Night

      Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

      Mostly Cloudy

      Low: 55 °F

    • Saturday

      Saturday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 66.

      Chance Rain

      High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Point Louise AK
 55.53°N 130.77°W (Elev. 508 ft)
4:50 am AKDT Jul 7, 2015
12pm AKDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm AKDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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