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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Slidell, Slidell Airport (KASD)

Lat: 30.34°NLon: 89.82°WElev: 30ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 22 May 7:53 pm CDT

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. East winds to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.
Tuesday
Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tuesday Night And Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.
Thursday
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.
Friday
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
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344 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015
 
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