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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

Lat: 38.97°NLon: 104.82°WElev: 6572ft.

A Few Clouds

50°F

10°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 10:58 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Gleneagle CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Gleneagle CO
 39.01°N 104.75°W (Elev. 7178 ft)
10:39 am MDT May 22, 2015
12pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 28, 2015
 
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