Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Palm Desert (SDPDS)

Lat: 33.733°NLon: 116.371°WElev: 175ft.

NA

74°F

23°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 25.65 in
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 06 May 12:55 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

Palm Desert CA

Flash Flood Watch until May 6, 09:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 6, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Fri

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 95.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 98.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 99.
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Point Forecast:
Palm Desert CA
 33.72°N 116.36°W (Elev. 217 ft)
1:40 pm PDT May 6, 2016
2pm PDT May 6, 2016-6pm PDT May 12, 2016
 
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