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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

59°F

15°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Mar 4:58 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Monument CO

Winter Storm Watch March 23, 08:00pm until March 24, 05:00pm
High Wind Watch March 24, 03:00am until March 24, 05:00pm
Red Flag Warning March 23, 11:00am until March 23, 08:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
High Wind Watch
Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain showers before 1am, then rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Areas of blowing snow after 1am. Low around 32. Windy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northwest 20 to 30 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 11am.  Areas of blowing snow before 11am. High near 42. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

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

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain showers after midnight, mixing with snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    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 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Rain showers before 1am, then rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing snow after 1am. Low around 32. Windy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northwest 20 to 30 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 11am. Areas of blowing snow before 11am. High near 42. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain showers after midnight, mixing with snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Monument CO
 39.07°N 104.87°W (Elev. 6988 ft)
3:52 pm MDT Mar 22, 2017
5pm MDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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