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Severe Storms Possible into this Evening

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest today. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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7-Day Zone Forecast for Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin
Issued by: National Weather Service Grand Junction, CO
Last Update: 400 AM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015




Today: Numerous showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms will produce heavy rainfall. Highs 75 to 85. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms will produce heavy rainfall in the evening. Lows in the 50s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Monday: Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms will produce heavy rainfall. Highs 75 to 85. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the 80s.

Tuesday Night And Wednesday: Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s. Highs in the 80s.

Wednesday Night Through Friday: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 50s. Highs in the 80s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 50s.

Saturday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 75 to 85.







Zone Forecast: Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin

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