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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

RICHFIELD MUNICPAL AIRPORT (KRIF)

Lat: 38.74°NLon: 112.1°WElev: 5299ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SSW 8 MPH
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 22 May 11:01 pm MDT

Detailed Forecast

Rest Of Tonight
Numerous rain and snow showers late in the evening...then widespread rain and snow showers after midnight. New accumulation 1 to 3 inches. Snow level near 8000 feet. Lows around 30. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Saturday
Widespread snow showers in the morning...then widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Accumulation near 1 inch...except 3 to 5 inches in the pine valley mountains above 7500 feet in the morning. Highs near 50. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Saturday Night
Widespread rain showers. Lows near 30. Chance of showers near 100 percent.
Sunday
A chance of showers in the morning...then numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Memorial Day
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 30s.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of showers 40 percent.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of showers 30 percent.
Thursday Through Friday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the mid 30s. =
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