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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.48°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 12031ft.

Fair and Breezy

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed SW 22 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.40 in
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 19 Apr 6:36 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ENE Saint Elmo CO

Winter Storm Watch April 20, 12:00am until April 21, 06:00am
Red Flag Warning April 19, 11:00am until April 19, 08:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly after 9pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 24. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely before 8am, then snow, mainly after 8am. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow.  Low around 19. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 10 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 30 mph.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly after 9pm. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 24. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely before 8am, then snow, mainly after 8am. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. High near 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow. Low around 19. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ENE Saint Elmo CO
 38.74°N 106.24°W (Elev. 13041 ft)
3:49 am MDT Apr 19, 2018
6am MDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm MDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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