Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving system in the central U.S. will bring a renewed period of locally heavy rain this weekend across much of the Plains. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality for much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

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Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
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Extended Forecast for

Cuchara CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West 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
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West 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.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Cuchara CO
 37.39°N 105.11°W (Elev. 8763 ft)
5:42 pm MDT Aug 17, 2018
6pm MDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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