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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Dowd Junction (10) (CO092)

Lat: 39.60794°NLon: 106.44911°WElev: 7747ft.

NA

78°F

26°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed W 9 G 16 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Aug 2:25 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Vail CO
 39.64°N 106.39°W (Elev. 8238 ft)
2:17 pm MDT Aug 29, 2015
3pm MDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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