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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

Lat: 37.44°NLon: 105.86°WElev: 7536ft.

Partly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 23 May 9:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

22 Miles SSE South Fork CO

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 10am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 41. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
22 Miles SSE South Fork CO
 37.36°N 106.54°W (Elev. 10351 ft)
8:50 am MDT May 23, 2015
11am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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