An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

Lat: 38.97°NLon: 104.82°WElev: 6572ft.

Partly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 16%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 18 Jul 2:58 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles E Falcon CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E Falcon CO
 38.96°N 104.52°W (Elev. 6644 ft)
3:18 pm MDT Jul 18, 2018
3pm MDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm MDT Jul 24, 2018
 
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