Grand Junction, CO (81501)

3:21 PM MDT on June 22, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Poplar Drive | | Change Station

Elev 4603 ft 39.08 °N, 108.58 °W | Updated 9 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
96.1 °F
Feels Like 91 °F
N
3.4
Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 9.8 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.57 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 91 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 10%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:48 AM 8:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KGJT 222053Z 32017G22KT 10SM CLR 38/00 A2984 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N SLP014 T03830000 58021
Pressure 29.57 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 91 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 10%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:48 AM 8:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KGJT 222053Z 32017G22KT 10SM CLR 38/00 A2984 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N SLP014 T03830000 58021

Get Your Daily Forecast Email!

Thanks for signing up!

Be on the lookout for a verification email in your inbox.

You'll start receiving severe weather alerts in your inbox..

×

10-Day Weather Forecast

Almanac

Astronomy

Jun. 22, 2017 Rise Set
Actual Time
Civil Twilight
Nautical Twilight
Astronomical Twilight
Moon
Length of Visible Light
Length of Day
Tomorrow will be .
, % of the Moon is Illuminated

Today's Extremes

State Highs State Lows

Community

WunderPhotos

Category 6

Welcome to Category 6. This is the collective home for Weather Underground's featured writeups by Dr. Jeff Masters (right), Bob Henson (left), Chris Burt, and other regular contributors.

Nearby

Air Quality

  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
Not available.

Snow Depth

Station Depth Elevation

Earthquake Activity

City Distance Mag. Time & Date
Minimum magnitude displayed is 2.5.

Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature

Stations

Nearby Weather Stations

Station Location Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Wind Precip. Elev Updated Type
                   

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 2:40 PM MDT Jun. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this evening...

* locations include... Grand Junction, Fruita, and Palisade.

* Timing... afternoon temperatures will vary from 100 to 105
degrees this afternoon. Little relief is expected overnight as
low temperatures drop to between 65 and 70 degrees.

* Impacts... dehydration, hyperthermia, and heat cramps may impact
those who do not take precautions from the excessive heat. Also,
prolonged exposure to heat can result in heat exhaustion and/or
heat stroke. Avoid strenuous outdoor activities during the heat
of the day.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time
outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early
morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat
exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting
clothing when possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9 1 1.





Special Statement
Issued: 3:07 PM MDT Jun. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Mesa and
southwestern Garfield counties until 330 PM MDT...

At 306 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 19 miles west of De Beque to near Fruita.
Movement was southeast at 50 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Grand Junction, Fruita, De Beque, Loma, Fruitvale, Mack, Clifton,
Orchard Mesa and Redlands.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 5 and 40, near mile
marker 57, and between mile markers 60 and 67.
U.S. Highway 50 in Colorado between mile markers 32 and 38.
Colorado 139 between mile markers 1 and 29.
Colorado 141 between mile markers 159 and 162.

Lat... Lon 3940 10813 3900 10849 3922 10900 3957 10893
      3955 10850
time... Mot... loc 2106z 306deg 46kt 3939 10856 3919 10875


Adl