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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

A Few Clouds

88°F

31°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed S 20 MPH
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 21 Jul 4:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fruita CO

Flash Flood Watch until July 22, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until July 22, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Heavy Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 96. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 96. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
Fruita CO
 39.17°N 108.72°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
2:20 pm MDT Jul 21, 2017
4pm MDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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