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Severe thunderstorms possible from the upper Midwest to the lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, a few tornadoes and some hail are expected across much of Arkansas and southern Missouri Wednesday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind are also expected across Illinois during the day and across the lower Mississippi Valley overnight. Heavy rain with localized flooding is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Light Rain

45°F

7°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NE 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1004.7 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 25 Apr 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta COSimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely between 3am and 5am, then snow showers likely after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely between 3am and 5am, then snow showers likely after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 33. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 42. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta COSimilar City Names
 37.98°N 103.55°W (Elev. 4068 ft)
9:40 pm MDT Apr 25, 2017
11pm MDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm MDT May 2, 2017
 
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