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Dangerous heat continues across parts of the Pacific Northwest

Unusually hot weather will persist on Friday and into the weekend across parts of the Pacific Northwest, with high temperatures on Friday in the 90s to around 100 degrees for many locations. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside, and know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cortez-Montezuma County Airport (KCEZ)

Lat: 37.30706°NLon: 108.62644°WElev: 5902ft.

Thunder, Lt Rain

73°F

23°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed E 7 MPH
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 Jul 5:07 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Mesa Verde National Park CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Mesa Verde National Park CO
 37.2°N 108.49°W (Elev. 6998 ft)
3:48 pm MDT Jul 31, 2015
5pm MDT Jul 31, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 7, 2015
 
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