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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains into Saturday

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.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.48°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 12031ft.

Overcast with Haze and Windy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 26 G 38 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 22 May 5:33 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ESE Saint Elmo CO

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 9am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. South wind around 15 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then rain showers likely between noon and 3pm, then snow showers likely after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ESE Saint Elmo CO
 38.68°N 106.23°W (Elev. 12877 ft)
2:53 pm MDT May 22, 2015
6pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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