Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Fair

23°C

73°F

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed N 5 MPH
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 6°C (43°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 18 Aug 11:20 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Junction CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of smoke. Clear, with a low around 16. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Areas Smoke

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 31. East northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Areas of smoke before midnight. Clear, with a low around 15. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Areas Smoke
    then Clear

    Low: 15 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 35. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of smoke. Clear, with a low around 16. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 31. East northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Night
Areas of smoke before midnight. Clear, with a low around 15. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 35. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the evening.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Junction CO
 39.09°N 108.56°W (Elev. 1412 m)
11:17 pm MDT Aug 18, 2018
11pm MDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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