Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Vance Brand Airport (KLMO)

Lat: 40.16°NLon: 105.16°WElev: 5039ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 10 Aug 3:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Estes Park CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Widespread haze between 10pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm.  Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Widespread haze between 10pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the evening.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
A chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Estes Park CO
 40.36°N 105.54°W (Elev. 7799 ft)
2:49 pm MDT Aug 10, 2020
3pm MDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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