Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NNW 7 MPH
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 15 Oct 7:20 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles S Fruita CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 26. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 55. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then scattered rain showers after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers before noon, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 39.

    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 26. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 55. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then scattered rain showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Isolated showers before noon, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles S Fruita CO
 39.1°N 108.73°W (Elev. 5764 ft)
6:49 pm MDT Oct 15, 2018
7pm MDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm MDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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