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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

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

Fair

21°C

70°F

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.37 in
Dewpoint 9°C (48°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Jul 10:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 11 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. East wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. East wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. East wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming light and variable after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. East wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. West northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.53°N 106.01°W (Elev. 2186 m)
9:50 am MDT Jul 21, 2017
10am MDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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