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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

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.47523°NLon: 106.15228°WElev: 12028ft.

Partly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SW 8 G 28 MPH
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 22 May 12:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Red Cliff CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before 3am, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Rain and snow showers likely, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
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 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Red Cliff CO
 39.45°N 106.31°W (Elev. 9826 ft)
12:33 pm MDT May 22, 2015
2pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 28, 2015
 
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