Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 May 6:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ESE Crestone CO

Red Flag Warning May 19, 11:00am until May 19, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Windy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Windy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 10. Windy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 30 mph becoming south southeast 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 25. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with an east wind around 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Windy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Windy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Low around 10. Windy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 30 mph becoming south southeast 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. High near 25. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with an east wind around 20 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 20 mph.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery, with an east northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
5:44 pm MDT May 18, 2022
6pm MDT May 18, 2022-6pm MDT May 25, 2022
 
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