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Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding for parts of Upper Midwest, Four Corners region

Showers and thunderstorms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest on Friday. Heavy rain from these storms could lead to isolated flash flooding. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of Upper Midwest and Four Corners region. Isolated flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest. Remember, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gunnison, Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (KGUC)

Lat: 38.53333°NLon: 106.93333°WElev: 7677ft.

A Few Clouds

63°F

17°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed NNW 6 MPH
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 04 Sep 2:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Gunnison CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Light southwest wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Light southwest wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Labor Day
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Gunnison CO
 38.54°N 106.93°W (Elev. 7749 ft)
2:03 pm MDT Sep 4, 2015
3pm MDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 10, 2015
 
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