Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

A Few Clouds

60°F

16°C

Humidity 11%
Wind Speed SE 5 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Feb 12:54 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Air Force Academy CO

Fire Weather Watch March 2, 10:00am until March 2, 07:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy blowing dust after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Windy

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 1am.  Patchy blowing dust. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of snow showers after 2pm.  Patchy blowing dust. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Windy. Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 46. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Patchy blowing dust after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 1am. Patchy blowing dust. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of snow showers after 2pm. Patchy blowing dust. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 46. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Air Force Academy CO
 38.96°N 104.8°W (Elev. 6562 ft)
1:00 pm MST Feb 29, 2024
1pm MST Feb 29, 2024-6pm MST Mar 6, 2024
 
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