Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Current conditions at

Merced / Castle Air Force Base (KMER)

Lat: 37.36667°NLon: 120.56667°WElev: 187ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed WNW 10 MPH
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 May 10:55 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles SSW Turlock CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles SSW Turlock CA
 37.37°N 120.96°W (Elev. 66 ft)
10:55 pm PDT May 5, 2016
11pm PDT May 5, 2016-6pm PDT May 12, 2016
 
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