Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.53 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 10:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles NNE Buena Vista CO

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 36. West wind around 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 59. West wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 36. West wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 59. West wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 59. West wind around 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles NNE Buena Vista CO
 38.95°N 106.11°W (Elev. 11037 ft)
11:07 am MDT Sep 18, 2021
11am MDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm MDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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