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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

49°F

9°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 22 May 9:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Cascade-Chipita Park CO

  • Today

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. South wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Cascade-Chipita Park CO
 38.98°N 104.97°W (Elev. 8996 ft)
9:39 am MDT May 22, 2015
11am MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 28, 2015
 
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