Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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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

61°F

16°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.41 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 May 1:11 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ESE Crestone CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7am and noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7pm and 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 11pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely before 3pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 3pm and 4pm, then snow showers likely after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West northwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7am and noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7pm and 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely before 3pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 3pm and 4pm, then snow showers likely after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 15 mph.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
12:41 pm MDT May 5, 2016
1pm MDT May 5, 2016-6pm MDT May 11, 2016
 
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