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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cortez-Montezuma County Airport (KCEZ)

Lat: 37.30706°NLon: 108.62644°WElev: 5902ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed SW 17 MPH
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Jul 3:05 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Cortez CO

Flash Flood Watch until July 21, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until July 21, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Fri

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Cortez CO
 37.3°N 108.62°W (Elev. 5984 ft)
3:19 pm MDT Jul 20, 2017
3pm MDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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