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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

RED MOUNTAIN PASS (RMPC2)

Lat: 37.89°NLon: 107.71°WElev: 11200ft.

NA

41°F

5°C

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update 29 Aug 7:00 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles NE Silverton CO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles NE Silverton CO
 37.92°N 107.51°W (Elev. 13199 ft)
7:33 am MDT Aug 29, 2015
8am MDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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