Scattered Severe Thunderstorms and Developing Flooding Risk in the Central U.S.; Fire Weather in the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern High Plains this weekend. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of the Western U.S. from today into Monday. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into much of next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

Partly Cloudy

12°C

54°F

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1014.7 mb (30.12 in)
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 15 May 7:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW U S A F Academy CO

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 18 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.  New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 19. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 8. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 8 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 14. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 14 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 7. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 14. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. South southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 19. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 8. North wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 14. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 7. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 14. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. South southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 20. South wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW U S A F Academy CO
 38.94°N 104.89°W (Elev. 2177 m)
6:44 am MDT May 15, 2021
8am MDT May 15, 2021-6pm MDT May 21, 2021
 
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