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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

North Platte, North Platte Regional Airport (KLBF)

Lat: 41.12°NLon: 100.67°WElev: 2776ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 23 May 1:53 am CDT

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain showers likely in the evening...then rain showers likely...isolated thunderstorms and patchy drizzle after midnight. Areas of fog after midnight. Near steady temperature in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Saturday
Cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Rain showers likely...isolated thunderstorms and patchy drizzle in the morning...then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening...then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening...then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. East winds around 10 mph shifting to the northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the mid 50s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s.
Friday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.
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336 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015
 
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