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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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Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 106.15°WElev: 12028ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 6 May 7:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Guanella Pass CO

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    Chance
    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain and snow showers likely before 1am, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Rain showers likely before midnight, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Snow showers likely before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Guanella Pass CO
 39.53°N 105.72°W (Elev. 10797 ft)
2:53 pm MDT May 6, 2015
8pm MDT May 6, 2015-6pm MDT May 13, 2015
 
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