Kids Weather

Longfellow Elementary School student Milo Smith plays in his yard on sunny days. Salida’s weather today will be sunny with a high of 86, a low of 50 and a west wind of 5-10 mph, increasing to 10-15 mph after noon. 

Salida weather

Salida will be sunny today with a high of 86, a low of 50 and a west wind of 5-10 mph, increasing to 10-15 mph after noon.

Monarch weather

The Monarch area will be sunny today with a high of 67, a low of 45 and a west wind of 15-20 mph increasing to 25-30 mph after noon, gusting as high as 45 mph.

State weather

Grand Junction and western Colorado will be sunny today with a high of 98, a low of 66 and a light and variable wind.

Denver and northern Colorado will be sunny today with a high of 95, a low of 62 and light and variable wind, gusting as high as 22 mph.

Pueblo and southern Colorado will be sunny today with a high of 97, a low of 60 and west wind of 5-10 mph.

Extended forecast

Salida will be sunny Friday with a 20 percent chance of rain, a high of 86, a low near 50 and a west wind of 5-10 mph, increasing to 10-15 mph after noon and gusting as high as 30 mph.

The Monarch area will be sunny Friday with a 20 percent chance of rain, a high of 63, a low of 44 and a west wind of 10-15 mph increasing to 15-20 mph after noon, gusting as high as 30 mph.

Grand Junction and western Colorado will be sunny Friday with a high of 97, a low of 65 and a southeast wind of 5-15 mph, gusting as high as 25 mph.

Denver and northern Colorado will be mostly sunny Friday with a 30 percent chance of rain, a high of 93, a low of 60 and a calm wind, gusting as high as 25 mph.

Pueblo and southern Colorado will be sunny Friday with a 20 percent chance of rain, a high of 96, a low of 60 and light and variable wind.

Aug. 14 Statistics

High: 88                          Low: 52

Precipitation                      none

(Measurement taken at 8 p.m.)

Aug. prcp.:                              .38

Aug avg. prcp.:                      1.57

2019 prcp. to date:               5.84

Avg. Jan.-Aug. prcp.:               7.84

Average high:       82.1

Average low:        46.0

Buena Vista Statistics

Aug. 14

High: 80                         Low: 46

Aug. 15 Statistics

Sunrise:                                  6:18

Sunset:                                   8:00

Length of day:     13:42

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