Dangerous Heat and Humidity Continues Over the Midwest/ East; Severe Thunderstorms Upper Midwest Into Great Lakes

Oppressive heat and humidity will continue through today from the Midwest to the East Coast. The Midwest will get a slight reprieve on Sunday as a cold front moves through the area, while excessive heat continues in the East. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging wind gusts are forecast into tonight across portions of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin into Lower Michigan. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: 103.51°WElev: 4193ft.

Fair and Breezy

98°F

37°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed NE 22 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1004.6 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 20 Jul 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Haswell CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Breezy, with a north northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Breezy, with a north northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 88. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Haswell CO
 38.38°N 103.16°W (Elev. 4334 ft)
10:16 am MDT Jul 20, 2019
2pm MDT Jul 20, 2019-6pm MDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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