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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

City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 104.69°WElev: 6181ft.

Mostly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Mar 3:54 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Colorado Springs CO

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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High Wind Watch
Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain showers likely before 4am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Windy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming north northwest 25 to 35 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 8am.  High near 50. Very windy, with a north wind 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow and
    Very Windy
    then Chance
    Rain and
    Windy

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain showers after midnight, mixing with snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Rain showers likely before 4am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Windy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming north northwest 25 to 35 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 8am. High near 50. Very windy, with a north wind 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain showers after midnight, mixing with snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Colorado Springs CO
 38.83°N 104.82°W (Elev. 5997 ft)
3:52 pm MDT Mar 22, 2017
4pm MDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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