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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

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 106.12°WElev: 7946ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.40 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jul 8:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.53°N 106.01°W (Elev. 7172 ft)
6:45 am MDT Jul 21, 2017
9am MDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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