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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 SW Ophir CO

7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 38 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 59 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 37 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 64 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 40 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 66 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 43 °F

Sunday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 65 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 64. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Sunday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Labor Day Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.