Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

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

Overcast

49°F

9°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 8 May 2:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Buena Vista CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind around 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 9pm and 2am, then snow showers likely after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely before 10am, then rain and snow showers between 10am and 1pm, then rain showers after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 51. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and 11pm, then snow showers likely after 11pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 9pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 9pm and 2am, then snow showers likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow showers likely before 10am, then rain and snow showers between 10am and 1pm, then rain showers after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 51. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain showers likely before 8pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 8pm and 11pm, then snow showers likely after 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 11pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Buena Vista CO
 38.84°N 106.13°W (Elev. 7907 ft)
12:59 pm MDT May 8, 2021
2pm MDT May 8, 2021-6pm MDT May 14, 2021
 
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