Monsoon Flood Threat in the Southwest; Hot in the South and Northwest

Monsoonal heavy rain will continue flash flood potential across the Southwest and Intermountain West to the central and southern Rockies through this weekend, especially in complex terrain, burn scars, and urban areas. Excessive heat and humidity with heat indices over 110 degrees will be common over much of the Deep South and interior Northwest this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

Lat: 37.44°NLon: 105.86°WElev: 7536ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

24°C

75°F

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SW 33 G 52 km/h
Barometer 1019.8 mb (30.40 in)
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 31 Jul 4:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N South Fork CO

Flash Flood Watch until August 1, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 1, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 22. North northeast wind around 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 9. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming east northeast 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 18. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 18 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 9 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 21. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 21. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 22. North northeast wind around 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 9. North northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming east northeast 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 18. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 21. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 21. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 22. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 23. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 23. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. West southwest wind around 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N South Fork CO
 37.71°N 106.64°W (Elev. 2621 m)
3:00 pm MDT Jul 31, 2021
5pm MDT Jul 31, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 7, 2021
 
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