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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

Lat: 38.97°NLon: 104.82°WElev: 6572ft.

Partly Cloudy and Windy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 9%
Wind Speed S 26 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.59 in (997.8 mb)
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 4:58 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Black Forest CO

Blizzard Warning March 24, 12:00am until March 24, 12:00pm
Red Flag Warning until March 23, 08:00pm
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Blizzard Warning
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    Red Flag Warning until March 23, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Thu

    Red Flag Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered rain showers before 11pm, then snow. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow after midnight. Low around 27. Very windy, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 30 to 40 mph. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery then
    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm.  Widespread blowing snow before noon. High near 41. Very windy, with a north wind 35 to 45 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. North wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 10pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered rain showers before 11pm, then snow. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow after midnight. Low around 27. Very windy, with a north northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 30 to 40 mph. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday
Snow before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm. Widespread blowing snow before noon. High near 41. Very windy, with a north wind 35 to 45 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. North wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 10pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Black Forest CO
 39.02°N 104.64°W (Elev. 7398 ft)
2:47 pm MDT Mar 23, 2017
6pm MDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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