Severe Thunderstorms Likely Across Much of the Great Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the High Plains

Widespread severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, tornadoes (a few of which may become strong) and damaging winds are likely to develop across portions of the Central U.S. this evening. Strong to severe storms will also be possible in the Mid-Atlantic. Elevated to Critical fire weather conditions are possible for much of the central and southern High Plains today and Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed W 15 G 33 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 15 Apr 4:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ESE Crestone CO

Red Flag Warning until April 15, 10:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until April 15, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Mon

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Very windy, with a west southwest wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7pm.  Areas of blowing snow before 7pm, then widespread blowing snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 43. Windy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Breezy. Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Very windy, with a west southwest wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 7pm. Areas of blowing snow before 7pm, then widespread blowing snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Tuesday
Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 43. Windy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Increasing clouds, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind around 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
2:36 pm MDT Apr 15, 2024
5pm MDT Apr 15, 2024-6pm MDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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