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 >

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.5°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 11893ft.

Light Rain

10°C

50°F

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 13 km/h
Barometer 30.88 in
Dewpoint 3°C (37°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill8°C (47°F)
Last update 31 Jul 3:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles W Saguache CO

Flash Flood Watch until August 1, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 1, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 21. West wind around 20 km/h becoming north northwest.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 21 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 9. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  High near 16. East wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 16 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest in the evening.  New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 19. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 19 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 19. West northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 19 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 21. West wind around 20 km/h becoming north northwest. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 9. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. High near 16. East wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest in the evening. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 19. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 19. West northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles W Saguache CO
 38.06°N 106.42°W (Elev. 3078 m)
3:00 pm MDT Jul 31, 2021
3pm MDT Jul 31, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 6, 2021
 
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