Tropical Storm Claudette Impacts the Gulf Coast; Severe Weather from the Central Plains to the Ohio Valley; Heat Wave Persists in West

Claudette is expected to produce heavy rainfall and life-threatening flash flooding across coastal Mississippi and Alabama, and the far western Florida Panhandle through the afternoon. Severe thunderstorms are expected from the central High Plains to the mid Mississippi Valley and parts of the Ohio Valley. Dangerous and record-breaking heat will continue across a large portion of the western U.S. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: 103.51°WElev: 4193ft.

Fair

19°C

66°F

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1008.5 mb (29.99 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (53°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 Jun 5:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta CO

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 17. West northwest wind 20 to 30 km/h becoming southwest 10 to 20 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.  New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northeast 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 36 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northeast wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 26. East southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. East southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 37. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. East southeast wind around 15 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 38. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 38 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 17. West northwest wind 20 to 30 km/h becoming southwest 10 to 20 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northeast 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northeast wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 26. East southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. East southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 37. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. East southeast wind around 15 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 38. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 37. West wind around 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 36. West northwest wind around 15 km/h becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta CO
 37.98°N 103.55°W (Elev. 1240 m)
3:55 am MDT Jun 19, 2021
5am MDT Jun 19, 2021-6pm MDT Jun 25, 2021
 
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