Monsoon Flood Threat in the Southwest; Hot in the South and Northwest

Monsoonal heavy rain will continue flash flood potential across the Southwest and Intermountain West to the central and southern Rockies through this weekend, especially in complex terrain, burn scars, and urban areas. Excessive heat and humidity with heat indices over 110 degrees will be common over much of the Deep South and interior Northwest this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 31 Jul 12:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

La Junta CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Low around 63. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 63. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 96. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
La Junta CO
 37.98°N 103.55°W (Elev. 4068 ft)
9:33 pm MDT Jul 30, 2021
1am MDT Jul 31, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 6, 2021
 
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