Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

Lat: 38.88°NLon: -104.77°WElev: 6181ft.

Partly Cloudy

44°F

7°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1027.5 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 8:54 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Colorado Springs CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of rain after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow between 8pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a high near 53. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of rain after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow between 8pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a high near 53. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 58. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Colorado Springs CO
 38.88°N 104.77°W (Elev. 6398 ft)
7:11 am MST Feb 12, 2016
9am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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