Western Heat Wave Continues; Watching the Gulf of Mexico

A dangerous heat wave will continue to bring record temperatures to much of the West through this week. A tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico will likely form into a tropical depression late this week over the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Mostly Cloudy

18°C

64°F

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed E 11 G 28 km/h
Barometer 30.61 in
Dewpoint 0°C (32°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 16 Jun 6:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Crestone CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. West wind around 10 km/h becoming east northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 17 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. West northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 14 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. North northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. West southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 14 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. West southwest wind around 25 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 13. West southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Southwest wind around 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. West wind around 10 km/h becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. West northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. North northeast wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. West southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. West southwest wind around 25 km/h.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 13. West southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Southwest wind around 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A slight chance of rain showers before 7am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. Some thunder is also possible. Sunny, with a high near 9. West wind around 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2. West southwest wind around 25 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 13. West southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. West wind around 25 km/h.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. West wind around 25 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.98°N 105.59°W (Elev. 4145 m)
5:50 pm MDT Jun 16, 2021
6pm MDT Jun 16, 2021-6pm MDT Jun 23, 2021
 
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