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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

Russellville, Russellville Regional Airport (KRUE)

Lat: 35.26°NLon: 93.09°WElev: 404ft.

Overcast

17°C

62°F

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 14°C (57°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 23 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Russellville AR

  • Overnight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 19 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. East southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 26. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 19. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Russellville AR
 35.28°N 93.13°W
2:52 am CDT May 23, 2015
4am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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