Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: 103.51°WElev: 4193ft.

Light Rain and Windy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 30 G 43 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1005.9 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 27 May 11:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  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: 54 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta CO
 37.99°N 103.52°W (Elev. 4094 ft)
11:44 am MDT May 27, 2016
12pm MDT May 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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