The Heat is Expanding; Heavy Rainfall Across the Upper Midwest and Gulf Coast; Snow for the Northern Rockies

A dynamic pattern across the country with accumulating heavy wet snow expected across the northern Rockies late this weekend. Meanwhile, deep tropical moisture is expected to move ashore across the Gulf Coast States with the threat of heavy rainfall. This threat extends into the upper Midwest where flash flooding will be possible. In addition, a heat wave is building from the Plains into Northeast Read More >

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

Lat: 38.05°NLon: 103.51°WElev: 4193ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1003.0 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jun 4:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles S La Junta CO

Fire Weather Watch June 17, 11:00am until June 17, 09:00pm
Heat Advisory June 16, 12:00pm until June 16, 07:00pm
Red Flag Warning June 16, 12:00pm until June 16, 08:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
Heat Advisory
Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    High: 105 °F

    Hot

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Low: 70 °F

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    High: 104 °F

    Hot and
    Breezy

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Low: 64 °F

    Clear and
    Breezy

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 97. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northeast in the morning.

    High: 97 °F

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Low: 57 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

  • Juneteenth

    Juneteenth: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    High: 86 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Low: 62 °F

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph.

    High: 93 °F

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 97. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northeast in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Juneteenth
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. West wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
15 Miles S La Junta CO
 37.76°N 103.54°W (Elev. 4400 ft)
3:26 am MDT Jun 16, 2024
5am MDT Jun 16, 2024-6pm MDT Jun 22, 2024
 
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