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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Light Snow Fog/Mist and Breezy



Humidity 85%
Wind Speed N 24 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 29 Apr 10:53 pm MDT
Detailed forecast for

Western Kiowa County

North winds 15 to 30 mph. Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to 5 inches. Near steady temperature near 30. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph. Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow in the morning. Chance of snow in the morning, then slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs 42 to 49. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows near 30. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs near 60. West winds around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Highs near 60.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 30s.
Thursday And Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Highs near 70. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.
Friday And Friday Night
Mostly clear. Highs in the mid to upper 70s. Lows in the mid to upper 40s.
Mostly sunny. Highs near 80.

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1034 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

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