Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.35 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 1:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Pikes Peak Summit CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers between 11pm and 3am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain showers after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 43. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers between 11pm and 3am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain showers after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible. Increasing clouds, with a high near 43. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the evening.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Pikes Peak Summit CO
 38.84°N 105.05°W (Elev. 13750 ft)
11:45 pm MDT Aug 17, 2018
2am MDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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