Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Current conditions at

City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 12:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles WSW Fort Carson CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 46. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  High near 73. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 46. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 73. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind around 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles WSW Fort Carson CO
 38.69°N 104.92°W (Elev. 9199 ft)
11:43 pm MDT Aug 17, 2019
1am MDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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