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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

65°F

18°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 5:53 pm AKDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Bell Island Hot Springs AK

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Bell Island Hot Springs AK
 56°N 131.52°W (Elev. 164 ft)
4:55 pm AKDT May 22, 2015
7pm AKDT May 22, 2015-6pm AKDT May 29, 2015
 
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