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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

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

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

61°F

16°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 1:52 pm MDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Rain showers likely before midnight, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then rain showers likely between noon and 2pm, then rain and snow showers likely after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 31. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain showers after 11am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7pm and midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
14 Miles SSW South Fork CO
 37.5°N 106.75°W (Elev. 10430 ft)
11:02 am MDT May 4, 2015
3pm MDT May 4, 2015-6pm MDT May 10, 2015
 
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