Monsoon Flood Threat and Heat Building Out West

The monsoon threat with heavy rain and thunderstorms continues across a large portion of the West. Flash flood watches are in effect from New Mexico to Montana and Idaho and debris flows remain possible near vulnerable burn scars. Also out West, excessive heat watches are in effect and start Tuesday across the Interior Northwest and parts of the Southwest into the desert of southern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.62 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Aug 9:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles ESE Leadville CO

Flash Flood Watch August 2, 12:00pm until August 2, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 50. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 40. Northwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 49. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday 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 38. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 50. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 40. Northwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 49. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday 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 38. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Breezy.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles ESE Leadville CO
 39.19°N 106.17°W (Elev. 12480 ft)
5:07 am MDT Aug 2, 2021
10am MDT Aug 2, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 8, 2021
 
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