Grand Junction
Current: 44 °
Broken Clouds
High: 59
Low: 45
Wind: 7 MPH
Pressure: 30.01
Humidity: 93%
Montrose
Current: 39 °
Overcast
High: 58
Low: 40
Wind: 3 MPH
Pressure: 30.07
Humidity: 96%
Glenwood Springs
Current: 43 °
Few Clouds
High: 62
Low: 43
Wind: 3 MPH
Pressure: 30.04
Humidity: 86%

Mainly Sunny & Cool

 

An active day to begin our week on the Western Slope as we picked up nearly .6” of rain and a high of 59 degrees, 4 degrees shy of tying the record-low high temp of 55 set back in 1959! Snow was reported in the high country with upwards of 4-6” in the highest elevations. Our overnight lows will drop into the low to mid 40s under clearing skies after the midnight timeframe. 

Tuesday will see thin clouds during our morning with mainly sunny to partly cloudy skies during the afternoon with highs remaining cool in the mid to upper 60s.

Another weather system will push into the region Wednesday, allowing for a good shot at moisture in the valley. Highs will remain in the mid 60s.

 Thursday into the rest of our week and into our weekend will be mainly sunny with highs reaching the mid 70s.

  

Fall Foliage: Now that summer is over, it’s time to get ready for some of the country’s best fall colors! We’ll keep you updated with the timing of peak colors across the Western Slope.

 

  • Grand Mesa/Uncompahgre National Forests: Now – 10/9
  • White River National Forest: Now - 10/4
  • Gunnison National Forest: Now - 10/4
  • San Juan National Forest: Now – 10/9

 

Air Quality in Grand Junction as of 6 PM Monday is listed as good with a score of 14/500 according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Conditions are forecast to remain good on Tuesday.

 

Chief Meteorologist

Greg Rule

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