Great Holiday Weekend!
Conditions remained fairly quiet for the start of Friday morning across the Western Slope. Many areas saw cool temperatures near sunrise, and there will be slow warming throughout the day on Friday.
Highs will range from 70s in the higher elevations to the low and mid 80s for the valleys on Friday afternoon. Many areas will experience mostly sunny skies, and drier conditions will persist. Winds will be out of the west at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, temperatures will cool off to near seasonal conditions, in the mid to upper 50s for the Grand Valley.
High pressure will continue to dominate Western Slope weather through the Labor Day holiday weekend. The next seven days look dry right now, and it should a fantastic time to spend outdoors!
Air Quality in Grand Junction as of 7 AM Friday is listed as good with a score of 23/500 according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Conditions are forecast to remain good on Friday.
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