Monsoon Flood Threat and Heat Building Out West

The monsoon threat with heavy rain and thunderstorms continues across a large portion of the West. Flash flood watches are in effect from New Mexico to Montana and Idaho and debris flows remain possible near vulnerable burn scars. Also out West, excessive heat watches are in effect and start Tuesday across the Interior Northwest and parts of the Southwest into the desert of southern California. 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 42%
Wind Speed SSE 9 MPH
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.41 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 02 Aug 12:15 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Junction CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 94. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 65.

    Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 96.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 95.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 96.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 95.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Junction CO
 39.07°N 108.56°W (Elev. 4587 ft)
12:05 pm MDT Aug 2, 2021
12pm MDT Aug 2, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 8, 2021
 
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