Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

070E171 DOWD JCT. (CO092)

Lat: 39.608°NLon: 106.44911°WElev: 7781ft.

NA

48°F

9°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 4 G 7 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 20 Aug 7:58 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail CO

  • Today

    Today: Widespread smoke. Sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Smoke

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread smoke before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Smoke then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Widespread smoke. Sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.
Tonight
Widespread smoke before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Vail CO
 39.64°N 106.39°W (Elev. 8238 ft)
6:49 am MDT Aug 20, 2018
8am MDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2018
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database