Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 8 MPH
Barometer 29.83 in (1007.1 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 30 Apr 2:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fruita CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. East northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. East northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Fruita CO
 39.14°N 108.71°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
12:17 am MDT Apr 30, 2016
3am MDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm MDT May 6, 2016
 
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