Severe Thunderstorms Wednesday in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Thunderstorms associated with severe wind gusts, large hail to very large hail, flash flooding, and a couple tornadoes will be possible Wednesday afternoon and night across parts of the Upper Midwest and extending into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Durango-La Plata County Airport (KDRO)

Lat: 37.14°NLon: 107.76°WElev: 6627ft.

A Few Clouds

60°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.38 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 4:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles WNW Los Ojos NM

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 75. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 75. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles WNW Los Ojos NM
 36.77°N 106.76°W (Elev. 7979 ft)
5:11 am MDT Jul 28, 2021
5am MDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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