Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Across Portions of the Upper Midwest

A dangerous heat wave will persist through this weekend. Widespread warnings and advisories for the heat cover most of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and even rise above 110 in many locations. Northwest of this dome of heat, severe thunderstorms with the possibility of strong tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage are possible into tonight. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

070E171 DOWD JCT. (CO092)

Lat: 39.608°NLon: 106.44911°WElev: 7781ft.

NA

84°F

29°C

Humidity 15%
Wind Speed WNW 13 G 25 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 1.19 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 19 Jul 6:44 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles NNE Vail CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Sunny then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles NNE Vail CO
 39.76°N 106.34°W (Elev. 12064 ft)
5:49 pm MDT Jul 19, 2019
7pm MDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm MDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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