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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.75°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 646ft.

Mostly Cloudy



Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 May 6:55 pm CDT

Detailed Forecast

Showers and thunderstorms likely until early morning... Then showers likely and isolated thunderstorms late in the night. Low in the lower 60s. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Breezy...cooler...cloudy. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the mid 60s. North wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to northeast 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Brisk. Much colder. Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Low in the lower 40s. Northeast wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
Sunny. High in the upper 60s. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 40s. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Mostly sunny. High around 70.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Low in the upper 40s.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. High in the mid 70s. Low in the lower to mid 50s.
Mostly sunny. High in the lower 80s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 60s.
Thursday And Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. High in the lower 80s. Low in the mid 60s.
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s.
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612 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015
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