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Dangerous heat continues across parts of the Pacific Northwest

Unusually hot weather will persist on Friday and into the weekend across parts of the Pacific Northwest, with high temperatures on Friday in the 90s to around 100 degrees for 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

Dowd Junction (10) (CO092)

Lat: 39.60794°NLon: 106.44911°WElev: 7747ft.

NA

78°F

26°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed W 4 G 11 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 31 Jul 11:07 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WSW Red Cliff CO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WSW Red Cliff CO
 39.48°N 106.46°W (Elev. 12310 ft)
10:33 am MDT Jul 31, 2015
11am MDT Jul 31, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 6, 2015
 
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