Southwest Monsoon Flooding; Northern Tier Storms and Fire Weather Threats

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Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

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

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 4:52 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSW South Fork CO

Flash Flood Watch until July 24, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until July 24, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday 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 51. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 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
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 51. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSW South Fork CO
 37.6°N 106.71°W (Elev. 9524 ft)
2:41 pm MDT Jul 23, 2021
5pm MDT Jul 23, 2021-6pm MDT Jul 30, 2021
 
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