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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.48°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 12031ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 23 May 9:31 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Garfield CO

  • Today

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a south 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
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Garfield CO
 38.63°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12969 ft)
8:50 am MDT May 23, 2015
10am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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