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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

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed S 18 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.41 in
Dewpoint -4°F (-20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 19 Apr 4:33 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SW Granite 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 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy. Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly after 10pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 21. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers before 8am, then snow, mainly after 8am. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 25. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. North northwest wind around 10 mph.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. Sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly after 10pm. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 21. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers before 8am, then snow, mainly after 8am. Some thunder is also possible. High near 25. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 15. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. North northwest wind around 10 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SW Granite CO
 38.96°N 106.37°W (Elev. 12999 ft)
3:49 am MDT Apr 19, 2018
4am MDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm MDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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