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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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Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 106.15°WElev: 12028ft.

Thunderstorm Light Snow

32°F

0°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 23 May 10:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Climax CO

  • Tonight

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Snow
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Snow
    Likely

    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

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered snow showers after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 20. North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 10am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 16 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 32. West northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Memorial Day
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Climax CO
 39.35°N 106.13°W (Elev. 13048 ft)
10:20 am MDT May 23, 2015
7pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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