Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23° N Lon: 106.32° W Elev: 9928 ft.

Mostly Cloudy with Haze

60°F

16°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.56 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 9:53 pm MDT
Detailed forecast for

Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft

Rest Of Tonight
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy until midnight then becoming clear. Haze and areas of smoke. Lows 41 to 51. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 10 percent.
Saturday
Sunny. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 67 to 80. West winds around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 52. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. A 30 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 68 to 80. Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms until midnight. Lows 42 to 51. East winds around 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs 70 to 81.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows 44 to 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs 69 to 81.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows 44 to 53.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs 67 to 79. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows 44 to 52.
Thursday
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs 67 to 79. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows 43 to 52.
Friday
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs 67 to 78.



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811 PM MDT Fri Aug 14 2020
 
 

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