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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Sunday for the northern Plains and Upper Midwest

Severe weather will be possible Sunday across much of the northern Plains. The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted Slight and Moderate Risks mainly for large hail and damaging winds, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the Upper Midwest, heavy rainfall could lead to isolated flash flooding with 1 to 2 inches of rainfall possible over the next 24 hours.
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Current conditions at

Rock Springs, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (KRKS)

Lat: 41.59417°NLon: 109.06528°WElev: 6759ft.

Lt Rain

65°F

18°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 8 MPH
Barometer 30.20 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Jul 12:54 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rock Springs WY

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then scattered showers between midnight and 3am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 54. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 11 to 16 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Rock Springs WY
 41.6°N 109.22°W (Elev. 6325 ft)
1:12 pm MDT Jul 5, 2015
2pm MDT Jul 5, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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