Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Current conditions at

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 106.12°WElev: 7946ft.

Fair

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.29 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 2:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Widespread smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Smoke

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread smoke before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Smoke then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Widespread smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Widespread smoke before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.53°N 106.01°W (Elev. 7172 ft)
2:53 pm MDT Aug 20, 2018
3pm MDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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