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First day of meteorological fall marked by above-normal temps. across much of U.S.

Above-normal temperatures are forecast across much of the contiguous U.S. on Tuesday and in some cases will be as much as 10-15 degrees above average for this time of year. Afternoon highs could reach 90 or higher from the Great Plains to the Eastern Seaboard. One exception will be across parts of the Pacific Northwest. Remember to practice heat safety if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

Lat: 37.5°NLon: 105.17°WElev: 10217ft.

Partly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.49 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Sep 1:10 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles ESE Crestone CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind around 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Labor Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
12:54 pm MDT Sep 1, 2015
1pm MDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 7, 2015
 
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