Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding will again be possible from the Southern Plains into the Midwest on Friday. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast into the Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures across much of the East will run above normal where they will hold into Memorial Day. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Fair

42°F

6°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 23 May 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rocky Ford CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Rocky Ford CO
 38.04°N 103.73°W (Elev. 4209 ft)
8:58 pm MDT May 23, 2019
11pm MDT May 23, 2019-6pm MDT May 30, 2019
 
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