Severe Thunderstorms Wednesday in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Thunderstorms associated with severe wind gusts, large hail to very large hail, flash flooding, and a couple tornadoes will be possible Wednesday afternoon and night across parts of the Upper Midwest and extending into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Clear

81°F

27°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed NW 3 MPH
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.67 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 27 Jul 11:10 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Junction CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Junction CO
 39.07°N 108.56°W (Elev. 4587 ft)
10:44 pm MDT Jul 27, 2021
11pm MDT Jul 27, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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