Dangerous Heat in the West; Flash Flooding Possible Across the Southern US

Dangerous heat is expected across areas in Texas and from Washington through California. Several daily high temperature records are expected to be either tied or broken in the West. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Locally heavy rain is expected from thunderstorms in the Southeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: 103.51°WElev: 4193ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 2:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta CO
 37.98°N 103.55°W (Elev. 4068 ft)
1:27 am MDT Aug 17, 2022
3am MDT Aug 17, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2022
 
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