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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains into Saturday

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.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.48°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 12031ft.

Overcast with Haze and Windy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 26 G 38 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 22 May 5:33 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

17 Miles WSW Saguache CO

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers between 11pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. West southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
17 Miles WSW Saguache CO
 38°N 106.41°W (Elev. 10197 ft)
2:53 pm MDT May 22, 2015
6pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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