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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

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 are likely.

Current conditions at

Jefferson, Ashe County Airport (KGEV)

Lat: 36.43°NLon: 81.42°WElev: 3179ft.




Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.48 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 9:35 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds.
Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Light and variable winds.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds around 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Wednesday Through Friday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
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400 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015
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