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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

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

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jul 7:58 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

U S A F Academy CO

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
U S A F Academy CO
 38.98°N 104.86°W (Elev. 6798 ft)
6:45 am MDT Jul 21, 2017
8am MDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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