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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains into Saturday

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

A Few Clouds

64°F

18°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed NNE 10 MPH
Barometer 29.85 in (1006.4 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 4:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fruita CO

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Fruita CO
 39.14°N 108.71°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
3:03 pm MDT May 22, 2015
6pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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