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Severe weather and flash flooding possible in separate areas Saturday

Severe weather will be possible across portions of the central and northern Plains Saturday. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds although a brief tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys, heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding where 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is possible through Sunday morning.
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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.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.42 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 6:33 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles N Fort Garland CO

  • Independence
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles N Fort Garland CO
 37.59°N 105.44°W (Elev. 12841 ft)
6:08 am MDT Jul 4, 2015
7am MDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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