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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

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

Fair

9°C

48°F

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NW 30 G 39 km/h
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 2°C (36°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill5°C (41°F)
Last update 28 May 7:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 22 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 23 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 8 °C

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 25 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 8 °C

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. East northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind 10 to 15 km/h. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind 10 to 15 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.53°N 106.01°W (Elev. 2186 m)
7:18 pm MDT May 28, 2015
9pm MDT May 28, 2015-6pm MDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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