Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Light Snow Fog/Mist

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 14 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.2 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 20 Apr 2:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow likely, mainly before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. North northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Cloudy

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow likely, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. North northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 53. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta CO
 37.98°N 103.55°W (Elev. 4068 ft)
2:53 am MDT Apr 20, 2021
3am MDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm MDT Apr 26, 2021
 
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