Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Eagle County Regional (KEGE)

Lat: 39.65°NLon: 106.91667°WElev: 6539ft.

Clear

88°F

31°C

Humidity 9%
Wind Speed SW 12 MPH
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 11 Aug 03:20 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Gypsum CO

Red Flag Warning August 12, 11:00am until August 12, 08:00pm
Red Flag Warning until August 11, 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until August 11, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Tue

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Areas Smoke
    and Breezy

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Areas Smoke
    and Breezy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of smoke before noon. Sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Smoke
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Areas of smoke before noon. Sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Gypsum CO
 39.65°N 106.94°W (Elev. 6398 ft)
2:33 pm MDT Aug 11, 2020
3pm MDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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