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

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.58 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Jul 6:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Jefferson CO

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind around 6 mph becoming south in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind around 6 mph becoming south in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Jefferson CO
 39.43°N 105.85°W (Elev. 10197 ft)
6:52 am MDT Jul 24, 2016
7am MDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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