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

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Lt Rain

68°F

20°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed N 21 G 29 MPH
Barometer 29.89 in (1007.3 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fruita CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Fruita CO
 39.14°N 108.71°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
11:47 am MDT May 27, 2016
2pm MDT May 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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