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Afternoon and Evening Showers and Thunderstorms Continue Across Much of the Southwest

An active monsoon weather pattern will continue through Saturday across much of the southwestern U.S. Scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms will bring locally excessive rainfall. Flash Flood Watches remain in effect for parts of the region. Some normally dry washes may have rapidly flowing water. Remember when encountering flooded roads: Turn around, don't drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

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

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SW 17 mph
Barometer 30.84 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 1 Aug 1:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles W Buena Vista CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest.  Chance of precipitation is 10%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest. Chance of precipitation is 10%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles W Buena Vista CO
 38.85°N 106.3°W (Elev. 13166 ft)
10:31 pm MDT Jul 31, 2015
1am MDT Aug 1, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 7, 2015
 
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