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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Buckley Air Force Base Airport (KBKF)

Lat: 39.71°NLon: 104.76°WElev: 5577ft.

Fog/Mist

58°F

14°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 5:58 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Denver CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Denver CO
 39.78°N 104.88°W (Elev. 5279 ft)
2:01 pm MDT Jul 7, 2015
6pm MDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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