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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Collins/Loveland, Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (KFNL)

Lat: 40.45°NLon: 105.02°WElev: 5016ft.

Partly Cloudy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 23 May 5:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Rustic CO

  • Today

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain showers likely before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 49. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Rustic CO
 40.65°N 105.51°W (Elev. 7999 ft)
5:12 am MDT May 23, 2015
6am MDT May 23, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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