Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Critical fire weather threats continue across portions of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

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

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed W 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.80 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 10 Aug 10:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Garfield CO

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 57. West wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. West wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 57. West wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West wind around 15 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. West wind around 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 15 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. North wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Garfield CO
 38.61°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12822 ft)
6:48 am MDT Aug 10, 2020
10am MDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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