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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 106.12°WElev: 7946ft.

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Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
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Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • Tonight

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 5 °C

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 18 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 4 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 17 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 3 °C

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 12 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. West southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. East southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. West wind 10 to 15 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. North wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. West southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.53°N 106.01°W (Elev. 2186 m)
7:05 pm MDT May 6, 2015
9pm MDT May 6, 2015-6pm MDT May 13, 2015
 
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