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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

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 is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 106.15°WElev: 12028ft.

Overcast with Haze and Windy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 29 G 36 mph
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 22 May 7:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Climax CO

  • Tonight

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Scattered rain and snow showers before noon, then rain showers likely between noon and 2pm, then rain and snow showers likely after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Memorial Day
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Climax CO
 39.35°N 106.1°W (Elev. 12421 ft)
3:58 pm MDT May 22, 2015
8pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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