Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

Lat: 37.5°NLon: 105.17°WElev: 10217ft.

Heavy Snow

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 27 May 4:09 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Crestone CO

Winter Weather Advisory until May 27, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
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    Winter Weather Advisory until May 27, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and 3pm, then a chance of rain showers after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Rain and snow showers likely before 3pm, then rain showers likely between 3pm and 4pm, then rain and snow showers likely after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 18. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and 3pm, then a chance of rain showers after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
Rain and snow showers likely before 3pm, then rain showers likely between 3pm and 4pm, then rain and snow showers likely after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow showers likely before 3pm, then rain showers likely between 3pm and 4pm, then rain and snow showers likely after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.98°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13599 ft)
3:45 am MDT May 27, 2016
4am MDT May 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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