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Tropics Continue Active

The tropics continue active this weekend, with Tropical Storm Erika moving west-northwestward near Cuba, and three named storms in the Pacific: Ignacio, Jimena, and Kilo. Interests in an near Florida should monitor Erika, and interests in and near the main Hawaiian Islands should monitor Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Aspen (10) (CO100)

Lat: 39.185°NLon: 106.85°WElev: 8112ft.

NA

58°F

14°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SE 2 G 7 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 28 Aug 8:06 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Aspen CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Aspen CO
 39.19°N 106.83°W (Elev. 7897 ft)
6:18 pm MDT Aug 28, 2015
9pm MDT Aug 28, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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