Excessive Heat for the South and West; Flash Flooding Conditions in the Southwest U.S.

Dangerous heat is expected across portions of the lower Mississippi Valley today, eastern Oregon Wednesday, central California through Wednesday, and Washington through Saturday. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.5°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 11893ft.

Fog

45°F

7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.74 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Last update 16 Aug 9:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Twin Lakes CO

Flood Watch August 16, 12:00pm until August 17, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 53. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 41. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 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 cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 49. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 53. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 41. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 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 cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter 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 39. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. South wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 49. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Twin Lakes CO
 39.1°N 106.53°W (Elev. 12664 ft)
9:42 am MDT Aug 16, 2022
10am MDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 22, 2022
 
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