7-Day Forecast For BACA County, CO
317 AM MDT SUN AUG 28 2016
PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 62 TO 74. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO 52. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 59 TO 69. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDNIGHT. LOWS 43 TO 51. LIGHT WINDS.
PARTLY SUNNY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS 60 TO 70. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44 TO 56. HIGHS 63 TO 76.
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 66 TO 76.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Colorado
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
SEP 2-SEP 6 SEP 4-SEP 10 SEP SEP-NOV
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Temperature: Above Above Above Above
Precipitation: Below Below Normal Normal
.... 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
AUGUST 28TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
Torrents of rain accompanied by a furious wind upset the rain gage at Fort
Mohave AZ. However, water in a wash tub set out on the mesa, clear of
everything, measured eight inches after the 45 minute storm. (The Weather
Saint George GA was deluged with 18.00 inches of rain in 24 hours to
establish a state record. (The Weather Channel)
Record heat in Kentucky included 100 degrees at Louisville and
Lexington, and 106 at Bowling Green. (NWS Louisville)
Lieutenant Colonel William Rankin bailed out of his plane at a height of
46,000 feet into a violent thunderstorm, and lived to write about the 45
minute journey (which normally would have been a thirteen minute descent).
He described it as one of the most bizarre and painful experiences
imaginable. (The Weather Channel)
Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Doria caused devastating floods in central
and northeast New Jersey resulting in 138 million dollars damage. In
southeastern Pennsylvania, high winds downed trees and power lines, and in
New York City, heavy rains flooded streets and subways. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Apalachicola FL dipped to 62 degrees to shatter their
previous August record by four degrees, having tied their August record
high of 99 degrees on the 2nd of the month. (The Weather Channel)
Severe thunderstorms broke the heat in the southeastern U.S. and the Gulf
Coast Region, but not before seven cities reported record high temperatures
for the date. The severe thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 80 mph
downing large trees around Horse Shoe NC, and pelted southeastern Meridian
MS with hail two inches in diameter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Tropical Storm Chris spawned a tornado near Manning SC which killed one
person, and spawned three tornadoes in North Carolina. Chris produced one
to two foot tides, and three to six inch rains, over coastal South
Carolina. Severe thunderstorms in New York State and Vermont, developing
ahead of a cold front, spawned a tornado which killed one person at Hector
NY, produced tennis ball size hail at Brandon VT, and produced wind gusts
to 80 mph at Lyndonville VT. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Early morning thunderstorms in Nebraska produced 4.50 inches of rain around
McCook, and 4.65 inches near Auburn and Brownville. Showers in Montana
pushed the rainfall total for the month at Havre past the previous August
record of 3.90 inches. (The National Weather Summary)
Plainfield, IL, which is just south of Chicago, was struck by an F5 tornado
destroying several businesses and Plainfield High School. An apartment
complex in Crest Hill was hit and eight residents were killed. While the
extent of F5 damage was not widespread, many residents were affected by this
fast-moving tornado. There was a total of 21 fatalities from this storm.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky