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First day of meteorological fall marked by above-normal temps. across much of U.S.

Above-normal temperatures are forecast across much of the contiguous U.S. on Tuesday and in some cases will be as much as 10-15 degrees above average for this time of year. Afternoon highs could reach 90 or higher from the Great Plains to the Eastern Seaboard. One exception will be across parts of the Pacific Northwest. Remember to practice heat safety if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

Lat: 37.44°NLon: 105.86°WElev: 7536ft.

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.35 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Sep 9:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

23 Miles SSE South Fork CO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  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: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light west southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light west southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Labor Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
23 Miles SSE South Fork CO
 37.36°N 106.54°W (Elev. 10351 ft)
9:47 am MDT Sep 1, 2015
10am MDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 7, 2015
 
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