Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

Mostly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed ESE 9 MPH
Barometer 29.90 in (1006.7 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 06 May 7:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Junction CO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then scattered thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then scattered thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Junction CO
 39.09°N 108.53°W (Elev. 4695 ft)
8:02 am MDT May 6, 2016
9am MDT May 6, 2016-6pm MDT May 12, 2016
 
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