Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (KDMA)

Lat: 32.16667°NLon: 110.88333°WElev: 2703ft.

Clear

99°F

37°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed NNW 12 MPH
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.56 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 11 Aug 12:58 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

Vail AZ

Excessive Heat Watch August 13, 10:00am until August 16, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 103. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 103 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 104. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 104 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 107. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 107 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 108.

    Hot

    High: 108 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 108.

    Hot

    High: 108 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 103. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 104. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 107. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 108.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 108.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 106.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 107.
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Point Forecast:
Vail AZ
 32.04°N 110.7°W (Elev. 3209 ft)
5:37 am MST Aug 11, 2020
2pm MST Aug 11, 2020-6pm MST Aug 17, 2020
 
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