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Remnants of Erika Soaking Florida

Erika may not technically be a Tropical Storm any more, but its remnants are soaking Florida in very heavy rain. Over four inches of rain has been reported in some areas. Flood Watches remain in effect in many areas. When encountering flooded roads, remember: Turn around, don't drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

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

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Aug 11:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW South Fork CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW South Fork CO
 37.65°N 106.66°W (Elev. 8399 ft)
11:37 pm MDT Aug 30, 2015
12am MDT Aug 31, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 5, 2015
 
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