Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Broomfield / Jeffco (KBJC)

Lat: 39.9°NLon: 105.1°WElev: 5551ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 1 Jul 10:47 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Idaho Springs CO

Flash Flood Watch July 1, 12:00pm until July 1, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Independence Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Idaho Springs CO
 39.74°N 105.51°W (Elev. 7999 ft)
10:16 am MDT Jul 1, 2016
11am MDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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