Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

Mostly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1008.4 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 26 May 5:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles E Twin Lakes CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and midnight, then scattered snow showers after midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West northwest wind around 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and midnight, then scattered snow showers after midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 32. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Scattered snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West northwest wind around 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind around 5 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles E Twin Lakes CO
 39.09°N 106.36°W (Elev. 9196 ft)
4:46 pm MDT May 26, 2016
6pm MDT May 26, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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