Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

Mostly Cloudy

7°C

45°F

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed N 19 G 33 km/h
Barometer 1005.9 mb (30.02 in)
Dewpoint -4°C (25°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill4°C (39°F)
Last update 27 May 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairplay CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 9 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 12. West northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 12 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: -1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: -1 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 15 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 13 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Northwest wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. West northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
Fairplay CO
 39.22°N 106°W (Elev. 3027 m)
9:43 am MDT May 27, 2016
2pm MDT May 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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