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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

Mostly Cloudy

3°C

37°F

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 km/h
Barometer 1000.5 mb (29.80 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (18°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 23 Mar 4:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Leadville CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. West wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 6 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around -6. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northwest 20 to 25 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -6 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 3. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 3 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 8. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 8 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and 9pm, then snow showers likely after 9pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around -6. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Northwest wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 3 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 10 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 7. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 7 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. West wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Low around -6. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northwest 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 centimeters possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 3. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one centimeter possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 8. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and 9pm, then snow showers likely after 9pm. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around -6. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Northwest wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 7. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6. Calm wind.
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Point Forecast:
Leadville CO
 39.25°N 106.29°W (Elev. 3143 m)
2:47 pm MDT Mar 23, 2017
5pm MDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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