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Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

A Few Clouds

66°F

19°C

Humidity 16%
Wind Speed NW 20 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1007.6 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jun 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Leadville CO

Red Flag Warning until June 23, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until June 23, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Leadville CO
 39.25°N 106.29°W (Elev. 10312 ft)
12:42 pm MDT Jun 23, 2018
1pm MDT Jun 23, 2018-6pm MDT Jun 29, 2018
 
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