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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 106.12°WElev: 7946ft.

Heavy Rain

61°F

16°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed N 14 G 43 mph
Barometer 30.38 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 21 Aug 2:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.54°N 105.99°W (Elev. 6995 ft)
7:29 am MDT Aug 21, 2017
2pm MDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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