Severe Storms in Upper Midwest and Across the East; Record Breaking Heat Continues

Scattered severe thunderstorms are likely Thursday afternoon into Thursday night across portions of the Upper Midwest and from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Carolinas. Early season heat with likely record high temperatures will persist across the Southern tier of the U.S. today and will extend into the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast on Friday and Saturday. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed W 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 19 May 2:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Cuchara CO

Red Flag Warning May 19, 11:00am until May 19, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and 9pm, then snow showers likely after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and 9pm, then snow showers likely after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South southwest wind around 15 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. East northeast wind around 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. West wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Cuchara CO
 37.37°N 105.05°W (Elev. 9813 ft)
11:39 pm MDT May 18, 2022
3am MDT May 19, 2022-6pm MDT May 25, 2022
 
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