Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather in Central Plains

Strong to severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible in parts of the Dakotas and western Minnesota through tonight. Meanwhile, dry and very hot weather will result in critical fire weather conditions for parts of the central Plains. An area of low pressure in the western Gulf of Mexico may bring heavy rainfall to parts of coastal Texas by Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.56 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 4:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles ESE Crestone CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West southwest wind around 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 15 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday 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 38. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: 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 51. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday 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 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 51. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West southwest wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 15 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday 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 38. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
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 51. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday 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 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 51. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
2:46 pm MDT Jun 29, 2022
4pm MDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 6, 2022
 
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