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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains, from northeastern Colorado into portions of southwestern Nebraska and northwestern Kansas. Large hail, damaging straight-line winds will be the main threats, though a couple of tornadoes are possible, as well.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Marfa Plateau

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 65 to 72. In the mountains...southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Across the lowlands...east winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s in the mountains to around 100 along the rio grande. In the mountains...west winds around 10 mph. Across the lowlands...light and variable winds becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Decreasing clouds. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 65 to 73. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
  • Friday Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s in the mountains to around 100 along the rio grande. In the mountains...west winds around 10 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Across the lowlands...light and variable winds becoming east 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 63 to 72. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the lower 80s in the mountains to around 100 along the rio grande. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Lows 64 to 73.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s in the mountains to around 101 along the rio grande.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. Lows 65 to 74.
  • Labor Day Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s in the mountains to around 101 along the rio grande.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear. Lows 65 to 74.
  • Tuesday Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s in the mountains to around 101 along the rio grande.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear. Lows 65 to 73.
  • Wednesday Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s in the mountains to the mid 90s along the rio grande.