Monsoon Flood Threat and Heat Building Out West

The monsoon threat with heavy rain and thunderstorms continues across a large portion of the West. Flash flood watches are in effect from New Mexico to Montana and Idaho and debris flows remain possible near vulnerable burn scars. Also out West, excessive heat watches are in effect and start Tuesday across the Interior Northwest and parts of the Southwest into the desert of southern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Mostly Cloudy

13°C

55°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.58 in
Dewpoint 9°C (48°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 2 Aug 5:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles WSW Red Wing CO

Flash Flood Watch August 3, 12:00pm until August 4, 12:00am
Flash Flood Watch until August 3, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 3, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Tue

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 12. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 12 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 7. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: 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 11. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 11 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west southwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 6 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 11 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 6. East northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 15. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 15 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 8. South southeast wind around 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 12. West northwest wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 7. West wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tuesday
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 11. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 6. East northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 15. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 8. South southeast wind around 15 km/h.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 17. Southwest wind around 20 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 16. West southwest wind around 20 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 16. West southwest wind around 20 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Southwest wind around 15 km/h.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. West wind around 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles WSW Red Wing CO
 37.7°N 105.48°W (Elev. 3596 m)
5:54 pm MDT Aug 2, 2021
5pm MDT Aug 2, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 9, 2021
 
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