Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Fair

94°F

34°C

Humidity 7%
Wind Speed VRBL 7 MPH
Barometer 30.23 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 27 Jun 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fruita CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. North wind around 5 mph becoming west.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 99 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. North wind around 5 mph becoming west.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
Fruita CO
 39.17°N 108.72°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
1:49 pm MDT Jun 27, 2016
2pm MDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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