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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains, from northeastern Colorado into portions of southwestern Nebraska and northwestern Kansas. Large hail, damaging straight-line winds will be the main threats, though a couple of tornadoes are possible, as well.
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5 Miles SE Ophir CO

7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 54 °F

Tonight

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 35 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 56 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 35 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 62 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 37 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 63 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 41 °F

Sunday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 54. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Tonight A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Sunday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
  • Labor Day Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.