Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

Light Rain

58°F

14°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 12:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Cripple Creek CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 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

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Cripple Creek CO
 38.74°N 105.18°W (Elev. 9396 ft)
11:38 pm MDT Aug 18, 2018
2am MDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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