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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Jul 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta COSimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. West southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 101 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta COSimilar City Names
 37.98°N 103.55°W (Elev. 4068 ft)
7:46 pm MDT Jul 20, 2017
11pm MDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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