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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
915 PM MDT SAT MAY 25 2013
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary Current Surface Map, Hourly Obs., [2nd Source TWC]
BACA County, Colorado Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory
Ag. Weather Forecast Parameter Maps: Spraying Conditions , Dewpoint Temperatures, Livestock Heat Stress
Regional Hourly Observations For BACA County
1200 AM MDT SUN MAY 26 2013
...PIKES PEAK/PALMER DIVIDE AND SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS...
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
COLO. SPRINGS MOCLDY 68 15 13 SW6 29.97S
A. F. ACADEMY PTCLDY 62 14 15 N6 30.01R
ELLICOTT NOT AVBL
FALCON NOT AVBL
FORT CARSON PTCLDY 71 14 11 SW17 29.94S
LIMON CLEAR 49 33 54 CALM 29.91R
MONUMENT HILL PTCLDY 54 32 43 W8 30.04R
TRINIDAD CLEAR 72 35 25 S28G36 29.99R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Colorado
Based on observations at 1200am MDT, Sunday May 26, 2013
Across Colorado...temperatures are near 61 degrees west, near 67 degrees central, and near 74 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy west, partly cloudy central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 13%, and the dew point is near 10 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the northeast at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 29 mph with gusts at 41 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at LA JUNTA. The lowest temperature is 38 degrees at LEADVILLE.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BACA County,CO
1052 PM MDT SAT MAY 25 2013
DAY ONE TONIGHT
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF
THE FAR SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO PLAINS UNTIL SHORTLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ONE OR TWO OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME STRONG AT
TIMES AND WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL GENERALLY UNDER ONE
INCH IN DIAMETER IN COMBINATION WITH GUSTY WINDS AND FREQUENT
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
HOT AND DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE ON SUNDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS
POSSIBLE. AS A RESULT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
SUNDAY OVER THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS FREMONT COUNTY THE WET
MOUNTAIN VALLEY EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY AND BACA COUNTY. ON
MONDAY AND TUESDAY THERE ALSO IS A CHANCE FOR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THESE LOCATIONS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ON WEDNESDAY AS A PACIFIC
STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE REGION.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
WEATHER CONDITIONS THE MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF THE FAR SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO PLAINS
UNTIL SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
7-Day Forecast For BACA County, CO
748 PM MDT SAT MAY 25 2013
REST OF TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 51. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 64 TO 79. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37 TO 49. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 65 TO 76. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 49. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 62 TO 74. LOWS 38 TO 47.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 52 TO 67. LOWS 34 TO 44.
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 33 TO 42. HIGHS 53 TO 65.
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 43.
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 54 TO 66.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Colorado
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
MAY 31-JUN 4 JUN 2-JUN 8 JUN JUN-AUG
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Temperature: Above Above Above Above
Precipitation: Below Below Below Below
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
MAY 26TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A famous Virginia flood occurred as heavy rains in the mountains brought
all rivers in the state to record high levels. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
A tornado (unofficially F2) moved along a five mile long path
east of Jeffersonville IN (Clark County). The Louisville
weather office's log book simply read, Partly cloudy, and
threatening during the greater portion of the day. Shower,
11.56am12.04 pm; amount, .05. While rain was falling, a few
indistinct, distant peals of thunder were heard. (NWS Louisville)
A tornado touched down near Louisiana MO about noon and remained on the
ground for a distance of 293 miles, finally lifting seven hours and twenty
minutes later in eastern Jennings County IN. The twister cut a swath of
destruction two and a half miles wide through Mattoon IL. There were 101
persons killed in the tornado, including 53 at Mattoon, and 38 at
Charleston IL. Damage from the storm totalled 2.5 million dollars. (David
An F2 tornado was spotted in Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
A slow moving nor-easter battered New England with high
winds, heavy rain, and record late season snow on this day.
Winds 70 to 90 mph in gusts occurred along the coast. Over 7
inches of rain fell at Nantucket, Massachusetts with 6.57
inches falling in 24 hours to set a new 24 hour rainfall
record. 24.9 inches of snow fell at Mount Washington, New
Hampshire to set a new May snowfall record. (NWS Louisville)
An F2 tornado struck Smiths Grove (Warren County). A barn was
destroyed and another damaged. (NWS Louisville)
A tornado produced F1 damage along a four mile long path
through Allen County, resulting in a quarter million dollars
in damage. An F1 tornado was on the ground for 6 miles in
Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
Lightning struck and damaged two homes in Louisville. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky