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Hazardous Heat in the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding Potential in the Southern Rockies

Widespread high temperatures in the 90s with heat indices exceeding 100 degrees will persist across the western U.S. this weekend into next week. Some daily high temperature records are forecast to be tied or broken. Monsoon conditions continue to linger across the Southern Rockies posing a heavy rainfall threat which may lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Read More >

Slow moving thunderstorms will be possible across much of south central Colorado on Saturday and Sunday, bringing a threat of locally heavy rainfall to many locations. At this time, the greatest chance for heavy rain appears to be over the eastern San Juan Mountains and southern San Luis Valley. Temperatures over the weekend will be cooler than seasonal averages, especially on Sunday, when highs may stay in the 60s and 70s at many locations.