Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

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

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.40 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 18 Aug 1:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

South Fork CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
South Fork CO
 37.67°N 106.63°W (Elev. 8199 ft)
11:45 pm MDT Aug 17, 2018
2am MDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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