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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update *** Not a current observation ***
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles ESE Crestone CO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
9:02 am MDT Aug 20, 2017
9am MDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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