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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

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

Lat: 37.44°NLon: 105.86°WElev: 7536ft.

Fair

12°C

54°F

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 20 G 31 km/h
Barometer 30.11 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 3°C (37°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill10°C (50°F)
Last update 22 May 9:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Alamosa CO

  • Today

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 17 °C

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 1 °C

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    High: 17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 1 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    High: 18 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 20 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. South southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. South wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. South southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. South wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of snow showers before 8am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Alamosa CO
 37.47°N 105.88°W (Elev. 2285 m)
9:39 am MDT May 22, 2015
11am MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 28, 2015
 
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