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Severe weather possible from Ohio Valley to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening from northeastern Kentucky across portions of the Northeast and into New England. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 3 Aug 2:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 10 to 15 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: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 96. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 99. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 99 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 10 to 15 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 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 96. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 99. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta CO
 37.99°N 103.52°W (Elev. 4094 ft)
2:43 pm MDT Aug 3, 2015
3pm MDT Aug 3, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 9, 2015
 
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