Western Fall Storm: Southwest Monsoon

A fall storm will bring widespread rains, gusty winds, and high elevation snow to the Northwest. Gusty winds ahead of the front will produce critical fire weather threats for portions of the Great Basin, northern Rockies, and Front Range. Locally heavy monsoon rains may produce flash flooding in the Southwest. Strong storms are possible in the Great Lakes into the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: 103.51°WElev: 4193ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 17%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1006.0 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 27 Sep 2:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

28 Miles NNE Model CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. West southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
28 Miles NNE Model CO
 37.71°N 104.07°W (Elev. 5197 ft)
2:47 pm MDT Sep 27, 2021
3pm MDT Sep 27, 2021-6pm MDT Oct 3, 2021
 
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