Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Well Above Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A low pressure system off southern California will bring dry and windy conditions across Arizona today supporting critical fire weather. Southerly winds will allow the northern Plains to continue to see rather mild temperatures with highs nearing or exceeding 60 degrees over the next several days, about 20-30 degrees above average. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 104.69°WElev: 6186ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 16%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 3 Mar 10:54 am MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Pikes Peak Summit CO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers, mainly after 11am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow after 4pm. High near 26. Blustery, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 18. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Snow showers, mainly after 11am. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after 4pm. High near 26. Blustery, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 18. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. West wind around 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Pikes Peak Summit CO
 38.82°N 105.02°W (Elev. 12241 ft)
9:50 am MST Mar 3, 2021
11am MST Mar 3, 2021-6pm MST Mar 9, 2021
 
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