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Hot Weather Over Much of the U.S.

Tuesday may be the first day of September, but it will feel more like July in much of the country. Highs in the low to mid 90s will be common from the central and southern Plains across the southeast and into the mid-Atlantic. Highs over 100 will be common in the desert southwest. The hot weather is expected to continue in many areas through the Labor Day weekend.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.48°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 12031ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 30.69 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 31 Aug 7:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Twin Lakes CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. 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: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50. South southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall 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 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West southwest wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Labor Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Twin Lakes CO
 39.11°N 106.45°W (Elev. 13264 ft)
6:11 pm MDT Aug 31, 2015
8pm MDT Aug 31, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 7, 2015
 
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