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 >

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.5°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 11893ft.

Partly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.84 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 2 Aug 1:36 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles N Twin Lakes CO

Flash Flood Watch until August 2, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 2, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 49. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 36. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 42. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain showers after 11am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 51. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 39. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 49. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 36. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 42. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain showers after 11am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 51. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 39. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 49. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles N Twin Lakes CO
 39.19°N 106.48°W (Elev. 14199 ft)
12:13 pm MDT Aug 2, 2021
1pm MDT Aug 2, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 8, 2021
 
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