Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Boulder Municipal Airport (KBDU)

Lat: 40.04°NLon: 105.23°WElev: 5288ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed NW 12 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 2:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Boulder CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 68. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph becoming west northwest. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a north wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain showers before 7am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7am and 8am, then a chance of rain showers after 8am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after 3am.  Low around 39. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  High near 46. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain showers before 10pm, then rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 7am and 10am, then rain showers likely after 10am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 68. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph becoming west northwest. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a north wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain showers before 7am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7am and 8am, then a chance of rain showers after 8am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after 3am. Low around 39. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. High near 46. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Rain showers before 10pm, then rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 7am and 10am, then rain showers likely after 10am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Boulder CO
 40.02°N 105.31°W (Elev. 5951 ft)
2:01 pm MDT May 8, 2021
2pm MDT May 8, 2021-6pm MDT May 14, 2021
 
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