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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

Lat: 37.5°NLon: 105.17°WElev: 10217ft.

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update *** Not a current observation ***
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SW Westcliffe CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SW Westcliffe CO
 38.05°N 105.54°W (Elev. 9173 ft)
10:17 am MDT Aug 20, 2017
12pm MDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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