Cold Front to Bring Cooling and Heavy Rain in the East; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A slow moving cold front will bring temperatures back to near normal early this week in the East. Strong to severe storms ahead of the front may produce damaging winds and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Strengthening high pressure in the West will produce surging monsoon moisture with potential for flash flooding. Heat may become excessive in the Desert Southwest this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cortez-Montezuma County Airport (KCEZ)

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

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed SE 14 G 23 MPH
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 22 Jul 10:20 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Cortez CO

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Cortez CO
 37.35°N 108.57°W (Elev. 6020 ft)
6:48 am MDT Jul 22, 2019
10am MDT Jul 22, 2019-6pm MDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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