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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 104.69°WElev: 6181ft.

Mostly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 1:54 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Fort Carson CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Fort Carson CO
 38.74°N 104.81°W (Elev. 5988 ft)
11:44 am MDT May 22, 2015
3pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 28, 2015
 
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