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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

A Few Clouds

47°F

8°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed N 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1000.9 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 6 May 2:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Leadville North CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 47. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. 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 3am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Light south southeast wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 23. West northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Leadville North CO
 39.27°N 106.35°W (Elev. 9813 ft)
3:06 pm MDT May 6, 2015
4pm MDT May 6, 2015-6pm MDT May 12, 2015
 
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