Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today; Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Too

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

A Few Clouds

14°C

58°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed N 7 km/h
Barometer 1013.5 mb (30.42 in)
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 1 Jul 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Leadville CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 16 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 5 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 17 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 20 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. West wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the morning. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Independence Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West wind around 10 km/h.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 4. West southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Leadville CO
 39.25°N 106.29°W (Elev. 3143 m)
12:36 pm MDT Jul 1, 2016
2pm MDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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