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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

Anchorage, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)

Lat: 61.17°NLon: 150°WElev: 144ft.

Mostly Cloudy

51°F

11°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 12:53 am AKDT
Extended Forecast for

Anchorage AK

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Rain
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind.
Memorial Day
Scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Anchorage AK
 61.21°N 149.89°W (Elev. 98 ft)
5:31 pm AKDT May 22, 2015
2am AKDT May 23, 2015-6pm AKDT May 29, 2015
 
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