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Tropics Continue Active

The tropics continue active this weekend, with Tropical Storm Erika moving west-northwestward near Cuba, and three named storms in the Pacific: Ignacio, Jimena, and Kilo. Interests in an near Florida should monitor Erika, and interests in and near the main Hawaiian Islands should monitor Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Dowd Junction (10) (CO092)

Lat: 39.60794°NLon: 106.44911°WElev: 7747ft.

NA

45°F

7°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed ENE 7 G 9 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 29 Aug 5:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Minturn CO

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Minturn CO
 39.55°N 106.41°W (Elev. 8219 ft)
3:48 am MDT Aug 29, 2015
6am MDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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