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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

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 is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

SALTER (SAWC2)

Lat: 37.651111°NLon: 108.536944°WElev: 8201ft.

NA

40°F

4°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed E 6 G 11 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 22 May 8:24 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

13 Miles W Rico CO

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered rain showers before midnight, then scattered rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers before 9am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and noon, then a chance of rain showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 47. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
13 Miles W Rico CO
 37.66°N 108.3°W (Elev. 8904 ft)
7:33 pm MDT May 22, 2015
10pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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