Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: 103.51°WElev: 4193ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 9:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Rocky Ford CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind around 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 69. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Rocky Ford CO
 38.04°N 103.78°W (Elev. 4373 ft)
8:04 pm MDT Sep 21, 2018
10pm MDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm MDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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