Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Fair

94°F

34°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed SE 16 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1007.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 5 Aug 4:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta COSimilar City Names

Severe T-storm Watch until August 5, 09:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 5, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Wed

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Sunny, with a high near 97. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 99 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 99 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 97. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 98. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 96. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. West southwest wind around 5 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)
2:39 pm MDT Aug 5, 2020
5pm MDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 12, 2020
 
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