Kids Weather

Longfellow Elementary School student Milo Smith hikes up Tenderfoot Mountain on sunny days. Salida’s weather today will be mostly sunny with a high of 84, a low of 48 and a light west wind increasing to 5-10 mph after noon.

Salida weather

Salida is forecast to be sunny today with a high of 84, a low of 48 and a light west wind increasing to 5-10 mph after noon.

Monarch weather

The Monarch area is predicted to be mostly sunny today with a high near 61, a low near 44 and a west wind of 15-25 mph.

State weather

Grand Junction and western Colorado are forecast to  be sunny today with a high around 96, a low near 65 and an east-southeast wind of 5-10 mph.

Denver and northern Colorado will be mostly sunny today with a 20 percent chance of rain, a high near 88, a low of 61 and a calm wind, gusting as high as 18 mph.

Pueblo and southern Colorado will be mostly sunny today with a 10 percent chance of rain, a high of 94, a low of 59 and a light and variable wind.

Extended forecast

Salida will be sunny Thursday with a 10 percent chance of rain, a high of 86, a low near 48 and a west wind of 5-15 mph.

The Monarch will be sunny Thursday with a 10 percent chance of rain, high of 63, a low of 45 and a west wind of 5-10 mph increasing to 15-20 mph after noon.

Grand Junction and western Colorado are predicted to be sunny Thursday with a high of 97, a low of 66 and a calm wind, gusting as high as 20 mph.

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

Pueblo and southern Colorado will be sunny Thursday with a high of 97, a low of 59 and a west wind of 5 mph.

Aug. 13 Statistics

High: 87                          Low: 51

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. 13

High: 88                            Low: 51

Aug. 14 Statistics

Sunrise:                                  6:17

Sunset:                                   8:01

Length of day:     13:44

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