Areas of Excessive Rainfall Today; Dangerous Heat Redeveloping Over the Southwest; Dry Thunderstorms in the Great Basin

Heavy to excessive rainfall may bring flooding today to parts of the southern Rockies, eastern Mid-Atlantic, and ArkLaTex regions. Dangerous heat will redevelop Friday through this weekend into next week over much of southern California and the Desert Southwest. Dry thunderstorms continue to pose a threat for new wildfire starts across parts of the Great Basin today and Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 12 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.75 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jul 10:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles ESE Crestone CO

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 56 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East northeast wind around 10 mph becoming west in the evening.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 37 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 55. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    High: 55 °F

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 37. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 37 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

  • Saturday

    Saturday: 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 52. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    High: 52 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: Rain showers before 3am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 35. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Low: 35 °F

    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    High: 47 °F

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then T-storms

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Rain showers likely before 10pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Low: 32 °F

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 46. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    High: 46 °F

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East northeast wind around 10 mph becoming west in the evening. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 55. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 37. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
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 52. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain showers before 3am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 35. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Rain showers likely before 10pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 46. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. East wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
9:07 am MDT Jul 18, 2024
11am MDT Jul 18, 2024-6pm MDT Jul 24, 2024
 
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