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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

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. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

Mostly Cloudy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 22 May 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Leadville North CO

  • Overnight

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
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 44. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 43. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain showers likely before 9pm, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers between 11pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Leadville North CO
 39.29°N 106.41°W (Elev. 10781 ft)
11:39 pm MDT May 22, 2015
12am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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