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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

Lat: 37.5°NLon: 105.17°WElev: 10217ft.

Overcast

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 7:35 am MDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 7pm and 9pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 9pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers between 7pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles N Blanca CO
 37.56°N 105.49°W (Elev. 12270 ft)
7:45 am MDT May 6, 2015
8am MDT May 6, 2015-6pm MDT May 12, 2015
 
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