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

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

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

Fair

29°C

84°F

Humidity 10%
Wind Speed NE 7 MPH
Barometer 30.14 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint -6°C (22°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (81°F)
Last update 27 Jun 8:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Junction CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. North wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming south 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 37 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. East wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind around 15 km/h becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. North wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming south 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. East wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind around 15 km/h becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Junction CO
 39.09°N 108.56°W (Elev. 1412 m)
8:18 pm MDT Jun 27, 2016
9pm MDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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