Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 28 Jun 11:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 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: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east northeast 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: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west 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: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast 10 to 15 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: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. West wind 5 to 10 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)
11:39 am MDT Jun 28, 2016
12pm MDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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