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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

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. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

Overcast

-1°C

30°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint -1°C (30°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 23 May 2:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Leadville CO

  • Overnight

    Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Saturday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 8 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 7 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 9 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    High: 11 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Calm wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. Light southeast wind becoming south 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Saturday 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 -3. South wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming north northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 7. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. West northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h decreasing to 5 to 15 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers between midnight and 1am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. West wind 10 to 15 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Leadville CO
 39.25°N 106.29°W (Elev. 3143 m)
11:39 pm MDT May 22, 2015
4am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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