Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Colorado Plains Regional Airport (KAKO)

Lat: 40.17°NLon: 103.22°WElev: 4682ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1007.0 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Akron CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a northeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy.

    Clear then
    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a northeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northeast wind around 9 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Breezy.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Breezy.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Akron CO
 40.17°N 103.21°W (Elev. 4692 ft)
8:02 pm MDT Sep 18, 2018
11pm MDT Sep 18, 2018-6pm MDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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