Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sterling Municipal Airport (KSTK)

Lat: 40.61°NLon: 103.26°WElev: 4026ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed N 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Aug 9:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Sterling CO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a north wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East northeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 92. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light south southeast  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming east 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a north wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East northeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 92. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming east 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling CO
 40.64°N 103.19°W (Elev. 3934 ft)
3:50 am MDT Aug 14, 2020
9am MDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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