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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

Lamar Municipal Airport (KLAA)

Lat: 38.07°NLon: 102.69°WElev: 3684ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Jul 8:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles W Las Animas CO

  • Today

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

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    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 north 5 to 10 mph in the evening.  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 noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 5 to 10 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: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    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 94. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast 15 to 20 mph 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 north 5 to 10 mph in the evening. 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 noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 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:
8 Miles W Las Animas CO
 38.08°N 103.36°W (Elev. 3986 ft)
6:45 am MDT Jul 21, 2017
9am MDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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