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Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding for parts of Upper Midwest, Four Corners region

Showers and thunderstorms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest on Friday. Heavy rain from these storms could lead to isolated flash flooding. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of Upper Midwest and Four Corners region. Isolated flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest. Remember, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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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.

Partly Cloudy

57°F

14°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Sep 4:54 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles E Crestone CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Labor Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles E Crestone CO
 37.98°N 105.56°W (Elev. 11962 ft)
2:46 pm MDT Sep 4, 2015
5pm MDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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