Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.57 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 8:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles ESE Leadville CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain showers likely before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Light south southwest wind becoming south 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain showers likely before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northwest wind around 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers likely before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Light south southwest wind becoming south 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Rain showers likely before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northwest wind around 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Independence Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles ESE Leadville CO
 39.24°N 106.17°W (Elev. 13474 ft)
7:11 pm MDT Jun 28, 2016
9pm MDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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