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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 7:54 am MDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. 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 36. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 5 to 15 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. 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 18. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. 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 19. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ENE Crestone CO
 38.03°N 105.59°W (Elev. 12156 ft)
7:45 am MDT May 6, 2015
9am MDT May 6, 2015-6pm MDT May 12, 2015
 
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