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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.48°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 12031ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SW 15 mph
Barometer 30.80 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 30 Jun 3:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Garfield CO

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. East northeast wind around 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Independence Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Garfield CO
 38.51°N 106.32°W (Elev. 10997 ft)
3:29 am MDT Jun 30, 2015
5am MDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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