Hazardous Heat in the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding Potential in the Southern Rockies

Widespread high temperatures in the 90s with heat indices exceeding 100 degrees will persist across the western U.S. this weekend into next week. Some daily high temperature records are forecast to be tied or broken. Monsoon conditions continue to linger across the Southern Rockies posing a heavy rainfall threat which may lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.74 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 20 Jul 9:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles N Blanca CO

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 52. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 52 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 38 °F

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  High near 48. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    High: 48 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Rain showers likely before 2am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Low: 34 °F

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 45. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    High: 45 °F

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then T-storms

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 35 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Sunny through mid morning, then becoming mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    High: 50 °F

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers
    Likely

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Low: 37 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    High: 53 °F

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 52. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 48. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain showers likely before 2am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 45. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Sunny through mid morning, then becoming mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 55. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
10 Miles N Blanca CO
 37.59°N 105.49°W (Elev. 12900 ft)
7:11 am MDT Jul 20, 2024
9am MDT Jul 20, 2024-6pm MDT Jul 26, 2024
 
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