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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

Riverton, Riverton Regional Airport (KRIW)

Lat: 43.06194°NLon: 108.44639°WElev: 5525ft.

Overcast

49°F

9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 6 MPH
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 22 May 11:33 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NW Shoshoni WY

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. East southeast wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Light and variable wind becoming north 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Memorial Day
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NW Shoshoni WY
 43.32°N 108.18°W (Elev. 4723 ft)
7:26 am MDT May 22, 2015
12pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 28, 2015
 
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