Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gunnison, Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (KGUC)

Lat: 38.53333°NLon: 106.93333°WElev: 7677ft.

Fair

23°C

73°F

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed NNW 9 MPH
Barometer 30.26 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 1°C (34°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 Aug 6:56 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Gunnison CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread smoke, mainly after 1am. Clear, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.

    Smoke

    Low: 4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Widespread smoke, mainly before 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 27. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.

    Smoke

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of smoke before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 7. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northeast 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.

    Areas Smoke
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 23 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 7 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread smoke, mainly after 1am. Clear, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.
Monday
Widespread smoke, mainly before 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 27. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Areas of smoke before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 7. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northeast 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Gunnison CO
 38.54°N 106.93°W (Elev. 2362 m)
5:21 pm MDT Aug 19, 2018
7pm MDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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