Showers and Thunderstorms and Areas of Critical Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce critical fire weather threats. Fire weather threats also remain elevated in Guam. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

Clear

54°F

12°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed ESE 11 MPH
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.59 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 07 May 04:15 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Orchard Mesa CO

Red Flag Warning May 7, 12:00pm until May 7, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Orchard Mesa CO
 39.03°N 108.5°W (Elev. 4731 ft)
2:16 am MDT May 7, 2021
5am MDT May 7, 2021-6pm MDT May 13, 2021
 
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