Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

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

Fair

27°C

80°F

Humidity 9%
Wind Speed NW 22 km/h
Barometer 30.43 in
Dewpoint -9°C (16°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 27 Jun 7:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming west northwest in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming west northwest in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. North wind 5 to 10 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind 10 to 15 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.53°N 106.01°W (Elev. 2186 m)
5:47 pm MDT Jun 27, 2016
7pm MDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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