Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Boulder Municipal Airport (KBDU)

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

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 17%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 18 May 2:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Boulder CO

Red Flag Warning May 19, 11:00am until May 19, 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 18 mph becoming north northeast 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 49. East northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain showers before 8pm, then rain and snow showers between 8pm and 2am, then snow showers likely after 2am. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of rain showers after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 18 mph becoming north northeast 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 49. East northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain showers before 8pm, then rain and snow showers between 8pm and 2am, then snow showers likely after 2am. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of rain showers after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Boulder CO
 40.02°N 105.28°W (Elev. 5400 ft)
7:29 am MDT May 18, 2022
2pm MDT May 18, 2022-6pm MDT May 24, 2022
 
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