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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Buckley Air Force Base Airport (KBKF)

Lat: 39.71°NLon: 104.76°WElev: 5577ft.

A Few Clouds

33°F

1°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 19 Apr 5:58 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Aurora CO

Red Flag Warning April 19, 11:00am until April 19, 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Windy, with a south wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain before 2am, then rain and snow likely.  Low around 33. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Windy, with a south wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Rain before 2am, then rain and snow likely. Low around 33. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Aurora CO
 39.69°N 104.81°W (Elev. 5515 ft)
4:58 am MDT Apr 19, 2018
6am MDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm MDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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