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Dangerous heat continues across parts of the Pacific Northwest

Unusually hot weather will persist through Friday afternoon across parts of the Pacific Northwest, with high temperatures in the 90s to around 100 degrees in many locations. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside, and know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.61 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jul 8:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Garfield CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest 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: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 55. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 55. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm. 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 before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Garfield CO
 38.61°N 106.28°W (Elev. 10850 ft)
9:00 pm MDT Jul 30, 2015
9pm MDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 6, 2015
 
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