Excessive Heat Lingers in the Southwest; Severe Thunderstorms; Tropical Storm Cristobal

Excessive Heat will continue today over central California and parts of the Southwest including Las Vegas and Phoenix. Severe thunderstorms are forecast over parts of the Upper Midwest and southern Plains today, along with the Mid-Atlantic. Tropical Storm Cristobal is forecast to re-emerge over the southern Gulf of Mexico Friday and move north into the north-central Gulf of Mexico this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

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

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed S 2 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 4 Jun 3:58 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

U S A F Academy CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast 10 to 15 mph 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: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light south  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Windy, with a light south wind increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light south in the evening.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Windy, with a light south wind increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
U S A F Academy CO
 38.98°N 104.86°W (Elev. 6798 ft)
2:39 pm MDT Jun 4, 2020
4pm MDT Jun 4, 2020-6pm MDT Jun 11, 2020
 
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