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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

SALTER (SAWC2)

Lat: 37.651111°NLon: 108.536944°WElev: 8201ft.

NA

52°F

11°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed NE 3 G 6 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 20 Jul 6:24 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles WNW La Plata CO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers before 9am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers before 9am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles WNW La Plata CO
 37.46°N 108.21°W (Elev. 8796 ft)
5:19 am MDT Jul 20, 2017
7am MDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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