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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

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 are likely.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Dowd Junction (10) (CO092)

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

NA

37°F

3°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed E 4 G 6 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 1.20 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 23 May 6:58 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Vail CO

  • Today

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain showers likely before 5pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 53. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Rain and snow showers likely before 1am, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Vail CO
 39.62°N 106.42°W (Elev. 8714 ft)
6:47 am MDT May 23, 2015
8am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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