Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.48444°NLon: 106.31694°WElev: 12031ft.

Mostly Cloudy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 10 MPH
Barometer 30.47 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 06 May 7:09 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Pitkin CO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered rain and snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then scattered snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered rain and snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered rain and snow showers before midnight, then scattered snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Pitkin CO
 38.62°N 106.42°W (Elev. 10784 ft)
6:02 am MDT May 6, 2016
7am MDT May 6, 2016-6pm MDT May 12, 2016
 
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