Monsoon Flood Threat in the Southwest; Hot in the South and Northwest

Monsoonal heavy rain will continue flash flood potential across the Southwest and Intermountain West to the central and southern Rockies through this weekend, especially in complex terrain, burn scars, and urban areas. Excessive heat and humidity with heat indices over 110 degrees will be common over much of the Deep South and interior Northwest this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

Lat: 37.5°NLon: 105.17°WElev: 10217ft.

Light Rain

54°F

12°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.62 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 31 Jul 4:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NE Crestone CO

Flash Flood Watch until August 1, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 1, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 51. East northeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 41. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between noon and 5pm.  High near 45. East northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  High near 51. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  High near 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 51. East northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 41. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between noon and 5pm. High near 45. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 51. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 56. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 56. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NE Crestone CO
 38.05°N 105.62°W (Elev. 12067 ft)
3:00 pm MDT Jul 31, 2021
5pm MDT Jul 31, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 7, 2021
 
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