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Dangerous heat continues across parts of the Pacific Northwest

Unusually hot weather will persist through Friday afternoon across parts of the Pacific Northwest, with high temperatures in the 90s to around 100 degrees in 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

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

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

Mostly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed NE 17 mph
Barometer 30.86 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 30 Jul 6:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Garfield CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  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: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.  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: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  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: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday 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

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Garfield CO
 38.61°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12822 ft)
6:06 pm MDT Jul 30, 2015
7pm MDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 6, 2015
 
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