Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 106.12°WElev: 7946ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

13°C

56°F

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed W 33 G 59 km/h
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint -4°C (25°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 26 May 1:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northeast.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 18 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 5 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h decreasing to 5 to 15 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 16 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north northwest in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 19 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northeast. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h decreasing to 5 to 15 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north northwest in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.53°N 106.01°W (Elev. 2186 m)
12:18 pm MDT May 26, 2016
2pm MDT May 26, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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