Excessive Heat in the Central U.S. This Week; Monsoon Rains Return to the Southwest Late This Week

A sultry several days is expected across the central half of the U.S. as excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast. Flash flooding impacts will be possible across northern Utah and Colorado into southern Wyoming late this week into the weekend as monsoonal rainfall ramps back up in complex terrain, burned areas, and urban areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

Lat: 37.44°NLon: 105.86°WElev: 7536ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.33 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Jul 8:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Saguache CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Sunny then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 69. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Saguache CO
 38.15°N 106.12°W (Elev. 9780 ft)
5:41 pm MDT Jul 26, 2021
9pm MDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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