Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Boulder Municipal Airport (KBDU)

Lat: 40.04°NLon: 105.23°WElev: 5288ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 6 Jul 1:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Boulder CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North northeast wind around 8 mph becoming west. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 94.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North northeast wind around 8 mph becoming west. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Boulder CO
 40.02°N 105.31°W (Elev. 5951 ft)
9:00 am MDT Jul 6, 2022
1pm MDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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