Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cortez-Montezuma County Airport (KCEZ)

Lat: 37.30706°NLon: 108.62644°WElev: 5902ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed NNE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.27 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 May 08:20 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Cortez CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Breezy.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Cortez CO
 37.28°N 108.56°W (Elev. 6699 ft)
7:56 pm MDT May 21, 2022
8pm MDT May 21, 2022-6pm MDT May 28, 2022
 
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