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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

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Partly Cloudy

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 11:34 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles WSW Howard CO

  • Overnight

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. 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.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday 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 32. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles WSW Howard CO
 38.38°N 105.97°W (Elev. 10771 ft)
11:39 pm MDT May 22, 2015
12am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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