Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Across Much of the Plains and Mississippi Valley; A Strong Pacific Storm Moves Across the West

Areas of severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will continue from the Southern Plains into much of the Mississippi Valley into Sunday morning. The primary threats will be widespread damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes. On the West Coast, a Pacific storm will continue unsettled conditions and widespread precipitation, including heavy mountain snow, this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

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

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 17 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 19 May 6:36 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Garfield CO

Winter Storm Watch May 20, 12:00pm until May 21, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 26. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 14. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 22 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 28 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Monday
Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 26. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 14. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 30 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Garfield CO
 38.63°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12969 ft)
3:47 am MDT May 19, 2019
6am MDT May 19, 2019-6pm MDT May 25, 2019
 
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