Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SE 17 MPH
Barometer 30.18 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 8:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fruita CO

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Sunny then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
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Point Forecast:
Fruita CO
 39.14°N 108.71°W (Elev. 4498 ft)
8:32 am MDT Jul 23, 2016
9am MDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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