Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NNW 14 MPH
Barometer 29.74 in (1004.1 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Apr 3:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fruita CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Fruita CO
 39.17°N 108.72°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
4:33 pm MDT Apr 28, 2016
4pm MDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm MDT May 5, 2016
 
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