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Severe weather and flash flooding possible in separate areas Saturday

Severe weather will be possible across portions of the central and northern Plains Saturday. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds although a brief tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys, heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding where 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is possible through Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

Fair

8°C

47°F

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.43 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 6°C (42°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 4 Jul 6:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Leadville CO

  • Independence
    Day

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 6 °C

  • Monday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 5 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 17 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 4 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Northeast wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming west northwest in the morning. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. South wind around 10 km/h becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. West wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Leadville CO
 39.25°N 106.29°W (Elev. 3143 m)
7:04 am MDT Jul 4, 2015
8am MDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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