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Winter Travel Impacts from the Southern to the Northeast U.S.; Increasingly unsettled in the West

A winter Storm will continue to impact the Southern Plains to the Southeast, and to the Northeast into tonight. Snow packed and icy roads are creating hazardous travel conditions, and unusually cold temperatures and gusty winds are bringing chilly conditions into the farthest southern locations. Out west, a series of weather systems will bring heavy rain, mountain snows, and gusty winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

Lat: 38.05° N Lon: 103.51° W Elev: 4193 ft.




Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1030.0 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 17 Jan 10:53 am MST
Detailed forecast for

La Junta Vicinity/Otero County

Sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 40s. Light winds.
Mostly clear. Lows in the teens. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 29. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs 69 to 74. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night And Saturday
Partly cloudy. Lows 30 to 37. Highs near 60.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows in the lower to mid 20s.
Mostly cloudy with chance of snow possibly mixed with rain. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the teens.
Monday Through Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Highs 45 to 51. Lows 17 to 21.

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350 AM MST Wed Jan 17 2018

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