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Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding for parts of Upper Midwest, Four Corners region

Showers and thunderstorms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest on Friday. Heavy rain from these storms could lead to isolated flash flooding. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of Upper Midwest and Four Corners region. Isolated flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest. Remember, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Dowd Junction (10) (CO092)

Lat: 39.60794°NLon: 106.44911°WElev: 7747ft.

NA

45°F

7°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed ENE 4 G 9 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 04 Sep 7:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles SSW Edwards CO

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Labor Day
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles SSW Edwards CO
 39.49°N 106.66°W (Elev. 9475 ft)
8:03 am MDT Sep 4, 2015
8am MDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 10, 2015
 
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