Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

Lat: 37.44°NLon: 105.86°WElev: 7536ft.

Partly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.43 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 8:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

South Fork CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind around 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind around 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
South Fork CO
 37.67°N 106.63°W (Elev. 8199 ft)
8:52 pm MDT Aug 16, 2018
9pm MDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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