Monsoon Flood Threat and Heat Building Out West

The monsoon threat with heavy rain and thunderstorms continues across a large portion of the West. Flash flood watches are in effect from New Mexico to Montana and Idaho and debris flows remain possible near vulnerable burn scars. Also out West, excessive heat watches are in effect and start Tuesday across the Interior Northwest and parts of the Southwest into the desert of southern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Partly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.57 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Aug 4:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Gulnare CO

Flash Flood Watch August 3, 12:00pm until August 4, 12:00am
Flash Flood Watch until August 3, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 3, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Tue

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  High near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 53. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 53. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Gulnare CO
 37.36°N 104.8°W (Elev. 7392 ft)
2:59 pm MDT Aug 2, 2021
5pm MDT Aug 2, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 9, 2021
 
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