Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

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

Mostly Cloudy

60°F

16°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.38 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 6:58 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Black Forest CO

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Black Forest CO
 38.99°N 104.63°W (Elev. 7382 ft)
3:46 am MDT Aug 17, 2018
7am MDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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