Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

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

Mostly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 7:58 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Black Forest CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast 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: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a north northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a north northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. South southeast wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. South wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Black Forest CO
 38.99°N 104.63°W (Elev. 7382 ft)
6:10 pm MDT May 16, 2022
8pm MDT May 16, 2022-6pm MDT May 23, 2022
 
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