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Dangerous heat continues across parts of the Pacific Northwest

Unusually hot weather will persist through Friday afternoon across parts of the Pacific Northwest, with high temperatures in the 90s to around 100 degrees in many locations. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside, and know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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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

62°F

17°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.49 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jul 10:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

14 Miles SSW South Fork CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
14 Miles SSW South Fork CO
 37.5°N 106.75°W (Elev. 10430 ft)
9:00 pm MDT Jul 30, 2015
11pm MDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 6, 2015
 
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