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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Buckley Air Force Base Airport (KBKF)

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

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 3:58 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Denver CO

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers before 2am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Denver CO
 39.75°N 104.93°W (Elev. 5299 ft)
3:58 pm MDT May 22, 2015
5pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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