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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

City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 104.69°WElev: 6181ft.

Mostly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 23 May 2:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Cripple Creek CO

  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Light south wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Cripple Creek CO
 38.74°N 105.18°W (Elev. 9396 ft)
11:39 pm MDT May 22, 2015
1am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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