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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains into Saturday

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.
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Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 106.15°WElev: 12028ft.

Thunderstorm

36°F

2°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 22 May 5:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Mount Evans CO

  • Tonight

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Snow
    Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Mount Evans CO
 39.56°N 105.6°W (Elev. 12956 ft)
3:58 pm MDT May 22, 2015
7pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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