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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 106.12°WElev: 7946ft.

Overcast

8°C

46°F

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed W 22 km/h
Barometer 29.72 in
Dewpoint -4°C (24°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill4°C (40°F)
Last update 23 Mar 5:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 1am, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 1. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the morning.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 0 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 16. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 16 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain showers likely before 1am, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 1. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 16. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. West northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming north northeast 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.53°N 106.01°W (Elev. 2186 m)
2:47 pm MDT Mar 23, 2017
6pm MDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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