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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

11°C

51°F

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed SW 22 km/h
Barometer 29.84 in
Dewpoint -11°C (12°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill8°C (46°F)
Last update 23 Mar 10:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Salida CO

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 15. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 15 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 5am, then rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 2. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 2 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 12 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 0 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. West northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 17 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. North wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Tonight
Rain showers likely before 5am, then rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 2. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. West northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. North wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming north northwest 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 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Salida CO
 38.53°N 106.01°W (Elev. 2186 m)
7:31 am MDT Mar 23, 2017
10am MDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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