Scattered Severe Thunderstorms and Developing Flooding Risk in the Central U.S.; Fire Weather in the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern High Plains this weekend. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of the Western U.S. from today into Monday. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into much of next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Light Snow

41°F

5°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 15 May 12:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ENE Crestone CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of snow showers after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers between 9pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East southeast wind around 15 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 39. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 27. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 38. South southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Snow Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of snow showers after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers between 9pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East southeast wind around 15 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. High near 39. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 27. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 38. South southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. High near 42. West southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 15 mph.
Thursday
Snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ENE Crestone CO
 38.03°N 105.59°W (Elev. 12156 ft)
12:12 am MDT May 15, 2021
12am MDT May 15, 2021-6pm MDT May 20, 2021
 
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