Very Dangerous Heat Wave Impacting the Southern Plains and Spreading Eastward

A blazing heat wave will consume much of the southern Plains and lower Mississippi River Valley through early next week, especially in Texas. Expect record highs temperatures and very dangerous heat indices, both surging well over 100 degrees. Click the link to the right for more info on how to keep you, your family/pets, and friends safe during the summer heat. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update *** Not a current observation ***
Extended Forecast for

La Junta COSimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. West wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 102. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 102 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 99 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. West wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 102. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. North northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta COSimilar City Names
 37.98°N 103.55°W (Elev. 4068 ft)
11:59 pm MDT Jul 18, 2018
1am MDT Jul 19, 2018-6pm MDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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