Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.44 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 6 Jul 12:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Cuchara CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Cuchara CO
 37.37°N 105.05°W (Elev. 9813 ft)
10:58 pm MDT Jul 5, 2022
1am MDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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