Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

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Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Clear

72°F

22°C

Humidity 17%
Wind Speed W 18 MPH
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.18 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 08 May 01:00 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Junction CO

Red Flag Warning until May 8, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until May 8, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 74. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 74. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Junction CO
 39.09°N 108.56°W (Elev. 4633 ft)
11:32 am MDT May 8, 2021
1pm MDT May 8, 2021-6pm MDT May 14, 2021
 
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