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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

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1008.6 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 22 May 10:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Leadville North CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Southwest wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 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 9pm, then a chance of snow showers between 9pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Leadville North CO
 39.27°N 106.35°W (Elev. 9813 ft)
10:39 am MDT May 22, 2015
12pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 28, 2015
 
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