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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed ESE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.06 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Jun 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Junction CO

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Hot

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 101 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Hot

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Hot

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 101. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Independence Day
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Junction CO
 39.09°N 108.56°W (Elev. 4633 ft)
10:02 pm MDT Jun 29, 2015
12am MDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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