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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

Mercury, Desert Rock Airport (KDRA)

Lat: 36.6207°NLon: 116.02868°WElev: 3238ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SW 9 G 18 MPH
Barometer 29.89 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 9:52 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

13 Miles NW Mercury NV

  • Today

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West southwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
13 Miles NW Mercury NV
 36.77°N 116.17°W (Elev. 5696 ft)
7:58 am PDT May 22, 2015
11am PDT May 22, 2015-6pm PDT May 28, 2015
 
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