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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

550N022 DURANGO (CO058)

Lat: 37.26881°NLon: 107.8843°WElev: 6495ft.

NA

69°F

21°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed NW 1 G 12 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 06 May 2:26 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW La Plata CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered rain showers before midnight, then scattered snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Windy then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers before 7pm, then scattered snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers before 2pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 2pm and 5pm, then snow showers likely after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered rain showers before midnight, then scattered snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers before 7pm, then scattered snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers before 2pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 2pm and 5pm, then snow showers likely after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW La Plata CO
 37.36°N 108.09°W (Elev. 10102 ft)
2:02 pm MDT May 6, 2016
3pm MDT May 6, 2016-6pm MDT May 12, 2016
 
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