Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 17 May 10:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Cuchara CO

Fire Weather Watch May 19, 11:00am until May 19, 09:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  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: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain showers after noon, mixing with snow after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. East wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers before 4pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. 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 before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 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 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain showers after noon, mixing with snow after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers before 4pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Cuchara CO
 37.37°N 105.05°W (Elev. 9813 ft)
7:49 am MDT May 17, 2022
10am MDT May 17, 2022-6pm MDT May 23, 2022
 
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