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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

Rawlins, Rawlins Municipal Airport (KRWL)

Lat: 41.81°NLon: 107.2°WElev: 6814ft.

Light Rain

47°F

8°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 22 May 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

18 Miles WNW Grand Encampment WY

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Thunderstorms

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 48. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Scattered rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Memorial Day
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
18 Miles WNW Grand Encampment WY
 41.29°N 107.13°W (Elev. 8461 ft)
1:13 pm MDT May 22, 2015
3pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 28, 2015
 
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