Fire Weather and Monsoon Threats in the West; Heavy Rain in the Plains and Northeast

Monsoon moisture will continue to bring strong winds, potential for dust storms, and localized flash flooding to the Southwest. Moisture spreading north across the Great Basin and Northwestern states my develop into isolated dry thunderstorms, which could start new fires and increase activity on existing fires. Very heavy rain continues in the Plains and Mississippi Valley; and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed S 9 MPH
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 14 Aug 11:05 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Grand Junction CO

  • Today

    Today: Areas of smoke. Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of smoke. Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Grand Junction CO
 39.13°N 108.54°W (Elev. 4862 ft)
10:49 am MDT Aug 14, 2018
11am MDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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