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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.48°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 12031ft.

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 30.74 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 21 Aug 3:28 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Garfield CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  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: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast 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

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. New precipitation 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 noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Garfield CO
 38.61°N 106.22°W (Elev. 12057 ft)
7:29 am MDT Aug 21, 2017
3pm MDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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