Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Jul 10:10 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Orchard Mesa CO

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 100. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 100. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Orchard Mesa CO
 39.04°N 108.58°W (Elev. 4728 ft)
10:04 am MDT Jul 20, 2018
10am MDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm MDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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