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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

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

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 20 Aug 3:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Blanca CO

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast 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: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast  after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Blanca CO
 37.43°N 105.51°W (Elev. 7785 ft)
3:43 am MDT Aug 20, 2017
4am MDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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