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Ira Sidener, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, drew both a sunny and rainy day. Salida will be mostly sunny today with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, north-northwest wind 5-15 mph becoming west-southwest, high of 74 and low of 43.

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Duncan Bruno, Longfellow Elementary second grader, likes the mountains on a slightly cloudy day. Salida will be mostly sunny today, 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming west-southwest, high near 75 and low around 45.

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Jeremy Flora, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, drew a picture of a rain storm. Salida will be mostly sunny today, 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, west-northwest wind 5-15 mph becoming south-southeast, high near 75 and low around 46.

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Colbie Jackson, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, drew a partly sunny day, playing outside with his friend Jack. Salida will be mostly sunny today with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, south-southeast wind 10-15 mph, high of 76 and low of 45.

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Lincoln Ridge, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, is excited for the leaves to start falling. Salida will be sunny today, west-northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming north in the evening, high around 78 and low near 45. 

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Eamon Brown, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, draws a picture of playing soccer with friends. This weekend will be great for soccer. Expect sunny conditions with highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s.

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Boyd Hellmer, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, drew a picture of a summer day. Today heavy rain will be possible with an 80 percent chance of precipitation. Today’s high will be 65 and low around 46.

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Mia Middlemiss, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, depicts a forest full of animals. Today there will be a west wind 5-15 mph, a 90 percent chance of precipitation, high of 66 and low of 53. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch through Thursday.

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Jaxon Smith, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, depicts a mostly sunny day. Today will be mostly sunny, with a north-northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming south after noon. High will be about 84 and low around 55. 

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Calvin Evans, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, who loves snakes, drew one on a sunny day. Salida will be mostly sunny today, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., west wind 5-15 mph becoming NNW, high around 81 and low near 49.

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Asterlyn Pearson, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, draws an encounter with a fox. Today will be a great day to observe wildlife, with increasing clouds, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, a high of 76 and a low around 45.

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Ciera Poplin, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, drew a picture of a sunny day over Salida. Today will be mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High will be 76 and the low around 46.

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Calloway Kuhn, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, draws a picture of a rainy day. Today will be partly sunny, but look out for an afternoon rain shower as forecasters predict a 70 percent chance. Today’s high will be 73 and low around 48. 

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Sierra Harlow, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, likes sunny days, flowers and birds. Today will be partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, a high of 74 and a low around 47.

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Wyatt Martin, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, likes to be outside on a sunny day. Salida will be sunny with areas of smoke today, west-northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming east, high around 82 and low near 48.

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Aven Hutchinson, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, draws a picture of a sunny day. Expect anything this weekend as forecasters predict sun and clouds, rain, thunderstorms and a cool-down from the 80s into the low 70s. Lows will be near 50.

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Sierra Earle, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, drew a picture of a sunny day in Salida. Today will be sunny with areas of smoke between noon and 1 p.m., a high of 89 and a low around 53.

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Elijah Duncan, Longfellow Elementary School second grader, writes that she likes sunny days. Today will be sunny becoming mostly cloudy overnight. Daytime high will be about 88 and overnight low will be 53.

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Chloe Reaves, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, drew a picture of a sunny day with flowers and trees. Today will be sunny with a northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming east after noon. High will be 89 and low around 53.

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Azalea Engstrom, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, thinks it’s a great day for fishing.  Salida will by sunny today, northwest wind 5-15 mph becoming east, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m., a high near 90 and a low around 54.

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Tymon Dziechciowski, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, depicts a sunny day in Central Colorado. Today will be mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of afternoon storms. The high will be 86 and low around 52.

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Lillabeth Gains, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, depicts a sunny day because it’s “a great day to play games.” Today will be a good day to go to the playground as it will be sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers, high of 85 and low of 54. 

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Ennis Carr, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, writes a story about friends Jerry and Carrot watching a lightning storm. Salida will be sunny today, 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms, east-southeast wind 5-10 mph, high around 83 and low near 53.

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Gavin Bruno, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, draws a picture of a rainy and sunny day. Today there will be an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, a west-northwest wind 5-10 mph, high of 79 and low around 50.

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Thiago Lara, 6 of Guidestone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp, predicts rain today. Expect increasing clouds throughout the day with a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, a high of 79 and low around 52.

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Rowan Lerch, 7, Guidestone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp, depicts sunshine as it helps the carrots grow. Today will be mostly sunny with a 40 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. The high will be 81 and low around 52.

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Max Desendorf, 8, at Guidestone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp, likes both sunny and rainy days. Salida will be mostly sunny today with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming east, high near 79 and low around 51.

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Everly Ridge, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, at the park with swings and birds. Salida will see increasing clouds today, a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming southeast, high around 75 and low near 49.

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Llewyn Goehl, Longfellow Elementary School, draws a picture depicting her family rafting next to “S Mountain.” Today will be partly sunny with a 70 percent chance of precipitation, a high of 80 and a low of 54.

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Esme Fritz, 7, likes to go swimming on sunny days. Today will be mostly sunny with a northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming east southeast. High will be 80 and low around 54.

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Sage Kahn, Longfellow Elementary School, likes hiking with mom Megan Kahn to the top of “S Mountain” and eating lunch at the very top. Expect a light variable wind today with an 80 percent chance of precipitation, high of 74 and low of 52.

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Claire Elder, 7, at the Guidestone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp, likes to be at the swimming pool on a sunny day. Salida will be mostly cloudy today with a 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, east wind 5-10 mph, high of 69 and low of 53.

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Anders Fritz, 5, at Guidestone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp, drew a rainy day with lightning. Salida will be partly sunny today, 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, west-northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming east, high near 81 and low around 55.

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Eli Desendorf, 8, Guidestone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp, draws a picture of thunder and lightning versus the sun. This weekend will be like that with the chance of rain increasing through Sunday. Weekend highs will be in the upper 80s, lows in the 50s. 

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Finley Echols, 6, Guidstone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp, draws a sunny day with just one cloud. Today will be sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers, thunderstorms, high of 89 and low around 56.

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David Johnson, 5, with Guidestone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp likes playing out in the summer sun. Salida will be sunny today with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms, west-northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming east-southeast 10-15, high near 85 and low around 55.

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Eva Lerch, 5, with Guidstone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp, drew a carrot growing in the sunshine. Salida will be sunny today with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms, west-northwest wind 5-15 mph becoming east-southeast, high of 86 and low of 56.

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Parker Irving, 5, likes to fly kites on a windy day. Salida will be mostly sunny today, 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m., northwest wind 5-10 mph becoming southeast 10-15, high near 81 and low around 55.

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Amalia Lara, 9, Guidestone Colorado Garden and Ranch Camp, likes sunshine and rainbows in the summer. Today Salida will have a northwest wind 5-15 mph, an 80 percent chance of precipitation, high of 85 and low around 59. 

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Kyle Horsley, Longfellow Elementary School third-grader, draws a picture of kayakers at the whitewater park. Today there will be a 80 percent chance of precipitation, a north northwest wind 5-15 mph, high of 87 and low around 58.

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Matthew Meador, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, draws a picture of “a rain storm with mud!” Today will start out mostly sunny, but the chance for afternoon rain will be 70 percent, high of 85 and low around 57. 

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Forrest McClelland, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, likes to play outside among the flowers. Salida will be mostly sunny today with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, west wind 5-15 mph, high around 86 and low near 58.

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Sutty Stehens, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, said they will either go to summer school this summer. Salida will be mostly sunny today, 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, wind southeast 5-10 mph, high near 84 and low around 56.

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Addison Hoffman, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, loves playing on the trampoline with her cat. Salida will be mostly cloudy today with a 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, east-southeast wind 10-15 mph, high near 73 and low around 53.

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Isaac Orr, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, is having a water balloon fight with his friends. Today there will be a variable wind 5-10 mph with a 100 percent chance of precipitation, a high of 74 and a low of 56.

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Eli Tondson, Longfellow Elementary second-grader, hopes to be able to ride some roller coasters this summer. Salida will be partly sunny today, 60 percent chance of showers, south wind 5-10 mph, high near 84 and low around 57.

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Aolani Cook, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, writes “I like the flowers, the trees and bees and birds.” Today will be partly cloudy with an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms; high will be 84, low around 56. 

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Abailia Kroschel, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, drew a picture of herself flying to Louisiana and Texas this summer. Today will be mostly sunny with a 70% chance of thunderstorms, a high of 84 and low around 57.

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Myra Read, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, likes to ride horses in the summer. She wrote that she likes days with a little breeze when it is really hot. This weekend looks to be hot with highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s. Expect monsoonal afternoon rains.

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Hank Fear-Beesinger, Longfellow Elementary School second-grader, is going to swing in the tree swing. Today will be mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, a high of 88 and low around 57.

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Logan McGovern, Longfellow Elementary School second grade student, likes to go rafting with his family. Today will see increasing clouds, a 70 percent chance of afternoon thunderstorms, high of 87 and low around 56.

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