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

Pikes Peak Summit CO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 26. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers, mainly after 11am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow. High near 14. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 30 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 14 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy blowing snow before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery
    then Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Patchy blowing snow. Clear, with a low around 7. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 23. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 26. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Thursday
Snow showers, mainly after 11am. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow. High near 14. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 30 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 mph.
Friday
Patchy blowing snow before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Clear, with a low around 7. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Saturday
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph.
Sunday
Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 23. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph.
Monday
Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 25 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph.
Tuesday
Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 21. Windy, with a west southwest wind around 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Pikes Peak Summit CO
 38.84°N 105.05°W (Elev. 13750 ft)
9:50 am MST Mar 3, 2021
11am MST Mar 3, 2021-6pm MST Mar 9, 2021
 
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