Dangerous Heat in the West; Flash Flooding Possible Across the Southern US

Dangerous heat is expected across areas in Texas and from Washington through California. Several daily high temperature records are expected to be either tied or broken in the West. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Locally heavy rain is expected from thunderstorms in the Southeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Heavy Rain

46°F

8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.57 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 16 Aug 10:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Crestone CO

Flood Watch until August 17, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until August 17, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Wed

    Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  High near 42. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain showers likely before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 5am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 5am. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then rain showers likely after 11am. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. South southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and snow showers likely before 2am, then a chance of rain showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 43. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. High near 42. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers likely before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 5am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then rain showers likely after 11am. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
Rain and snow showers likely before 2am, then a chance of rain showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 4am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 43. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow showers likely before 2am, then a chance of rain showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 43. West wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Monday
Rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.98°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13599 ft)
5:58 pm MDT Aug 16, 2022
11pm MDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2022
 
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