Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Fire Weather

On Tuesday, isolated strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible in parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic and in the southern Plains. Locally heavy rainfall is expected in parts of the Four Corners region and in Texas. Finally, elevated and critical fire weather conditions are likely in the northern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Junta Municipal Airport (KLHX)

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

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.88 in (1006.0 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Sep 7:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Ordway CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 49. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 49. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 45. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Ordway CO
 38.2°N 103.71°W (Elev. 4249 ft)
7:46 am MDT Sep 28, 2021
8am MDT Sep 28, 2021-6pm MDT Oct 4, 2021
 
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