Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 12%
Wind Speed N 13 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.55 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Jun 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
11:07 am MDT Jun 26, 2016
2pm MDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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