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

Perry Stokes Airport (KTAD)

Lat: 37.26°NLon: 104.33°WElev: 5738ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SE 17 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 5:54 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Walsenburg CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Walsenburg CO
 37.63°N 104.79°W (Elev. 6240 ft)
5:42 pm MDT Aug 17, 2018
6pm MDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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