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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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: 103.51°WElev: 4193ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Jul 8:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta COSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 93. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light south wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 93. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta COSimilar City Names
 37.98°N 103.55°W (Elev. 4068 ft)
6:45 am MDT Jul 21, 2017
9am MDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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