Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Across Portions of the Upper Midwest

A dangerous heat wave will persist through this weekend. Widespread warnings and advisories for the heat cover most of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and even rise above 110 in many locations. Northwest of this dome of heat, severe thunderstorms with the possibility of strong tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage are possible into tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

Lat: 37.5°NLon: 105.17°WElev: 10217ft.

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Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
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Dewpoint N/A
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Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SSW Cuchara CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy. Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 56. East wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Low around 44. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 56. East wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Low around 44. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SSW Cuchara CO
 37.29°N 105.16°W (Elev. 11870 ft)
12:45 pm MDT Jul 19, 2019
2pm MDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm MDT Jul 25, 2019
 
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