Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

33°F

1°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 11:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SSW Poncha Springs CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind around 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northwest wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SSW Poncha Springs CO
 38.44°N 106.15°W (Elev. 9639 ft)
11:54 pm MDT May 23, 2016
12am MDT May 24, 2016-6pm MDT May 29, 2016
 
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