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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

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

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

Mostly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.73 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 1:12 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles W Buena Vista CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast 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: 56 °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 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. 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: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation 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 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast 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.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. West northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain showers before 3am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles W Buena Vista CO
 38.85°N 106.3°W (Elev. 13166 ft)
10:17 am MDT Aug 20, 2017
1pm MDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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