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A stormy Friday expected for parts of the central and southern U.S.

Heavy rain, flash flooding and thunderstorms are expected on Friday, from the Southern Plains to the Tennessee Valley. Some of the storms may become severe in the afternoon and evening, especially in the ArkLaTex region and parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Primary hazards will be isolated damaging winds gusts and hail. The Central High Plains and the Carolinas could also see strong storms.
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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.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.48 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jul 6:14 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SW Westcliffe CO

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light west northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SW Westcliffe CO
 38.05°N 105.54°W (Elev. 9173 ft)
3:45 am MDT Jul 3, 2015
7am MDT Jul 3, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 9, 2015
 
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