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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

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

Lat: 37.44°NLon: 105.86°WElev: 7536ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 23 May 3:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Alamosa CO

  • Today

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Alamosa CO
 37.47°N 105.88°W (Elev. 7497 ft)
11:39 pm MDT May 22, 2015
5am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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