Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. 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 51%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.46 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 12:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ESE Crestone CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast.  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

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 39. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then T-storms

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday 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 33. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 45. West wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday 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 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  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
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 39. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday 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 33. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 45. West wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday 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 36. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
11:03 am MDT Aug 19, 2022
12pm MDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 25, 2022
 
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