Heavy Rain in the Central Gulf; Wintry in Central Rockies and Northeast

Showers and thunderstorms forming along a stalled front may produce isolated strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain that could cause flooding in the Central Gulf. A late season winter storm will continue producing hazardous travel in the Central Rockies and into the High Plains. A coastal storm is bringing wintry conditions and gusty winds to parts of the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Fog/Mist and Windy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed E 26 G 37 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 15 Apr 8:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

21 Miles WSW Forder CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow showers, becoming all snow after 1am. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy fog before 4am. Low around 28. East northeast wind around 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 43. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. East wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain showers after noon, mixing with snow after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain and snow showers, becoming all snow after 1am. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy fog before 4am. Low around 28. East northeast wind around 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 43. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. East wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
A chance of rain showers after noon, mixing with snow after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
21 Miles WSW Forder CO
 38.52°N 104.05°W (Elev. 5197 ft)
8:18 pm MDT Apr 15, 2021
9pm MDT Apr 15, 2021-6pm MDT Apr 22, 2021
 
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