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Remnants of Erika bringing heavy rain to Florida

Tropical moisture associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika will produce heavy rain across parts of Florida on Monday, creating the potential for flash flooding. Flood Watches and Warnings are in effect for parts of the state. Heavy rain could also lead to flash flooding across parts of the Carolinas. Remember, if you see a flooded roadway, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Montrose, Montrose Regional Airport (KMTJ)

Lat: 38.505°NLon: 107.8975°WElev: 5758ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed ESE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.25 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 Aug 8:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles ENE Olathe CO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles ENE Olathe CO
 38.68°N 107.85°W (Elev. 6198 ft)
7:33 am MDT Aug 31, 2015
9am MDT Aug 31, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 6, 2015
 
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