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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 13%
Wind Speed E 5 MPH
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 11:30 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Junction CO

Red Flag Warning April 19, 12:00pm until April 19, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Cloudy then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Junction CO
 39.09°N 108.53°W (Elev. 4695 ft)
11:35 am MDT Apr 19, 2018
11am MDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm MDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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