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Update on flash-flood watch; forecast for weekend

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Storm and rain clouds roll over the football field Friday night at Mater Dei High School in Breese. The Knights’ game against the Althoff Crusaders was one of several metro-east games that got pushed to Saturday due to weather. The BND.com sports page has a story updating the game times today for local teams.
Storm and rain clouds roll over the football field Friday night at Mater Dei High School in Breese. The Knights’ game against the Althoff Crusaders was one of several metro-east games that got pushed to Saturday due to weather. The BND.com sports page has a story updating the game times today for local teams.

Most of the metro-east remained under a flash-flood warning on Saturday morning.

The warning was in effect through mid-morning.

Showers and storms were rolling through the region as sunrise approached Saturday. On Friday and Saturday combined, some parts of the region saw nearly 5 inches of rain.

Storms on Friday night forced several local schools to push back football games to Saturday. For an updated schedule of Saturday’s local games, click here.

Here’s the full forecast from the National Weather Service:

Today...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...Then mostly sunny in the afternoon. High in the upper 70s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight...Cooler...Clear. Low in the 50s. Northwest wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

Sunday...Sunny. High in the upper 70s. Light wind.

Sunday night...Clear. Low in the lower 50s to lower 60s. Light wind.

Monday...Sunny. High in the lower 80s. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Monday night...Mostly clear. Low in the lower 60s.

Tuesday...Partly sunny. High in the mid 80s.

Tuesday night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s.

Wednesday...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High around 80.

Wednesday night through thursday night...Partly cloudy. Low around 60. High in the upper 70s.

Friday...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High around 80.

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