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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

Ketchikan, Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)

Lat: 55.36°NLon: 131.71°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 7:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Loring AK

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms, then scattered showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Loring AK
 55.57°N 131.53°W (Elev. 423 ft)
4:55 pm AKDT May 22, 2015
9pm AKDT May 22, 2015-6pm AKDT May 29, 2015
 
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