Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cortez-Montezuma County Airport (KCEZ)

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

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.34 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 6:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Cortez CO

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Smoke
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Patchy smoke before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 90. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 51.

    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Patchy smoke before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 90. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 51.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Cortez CO
 37.3°N 108.62°W (Elev. 5984 ft)
6:18 am MDT Aug 17, 2018
7am MDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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