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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.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 2:54 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ESE Crestone CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and snow showers likely, mainly before 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 9pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South southwest wind around 15 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
1:45 pm MDT May 6, 2015
4pm MDT May 6, 2015-6pm MDT May 12, 2015
 
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