Storms in the Plains; Fire Weather Threats in the Southwest and Southeast

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains. Strong storms may also develop in the Central Great Basin and North Plains. Dry, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather in the Southwest, and elevated threats in U.P. of Michigan and the Southeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

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

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

16°C

60°F

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 20 km/h
Barometer 1011.5 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 8°C (47°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 15 May 3:58 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Gleneagle CO

Severe T-storm Watch until May 15, 10:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until May 15, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Sat

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. South southeast wind around 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 18 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming north 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 17. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northeast 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely.  Low around 6. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 13. North wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 13 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Low around 6. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 12. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southeast 10 to 15 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 12 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. South southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. South southeast wind around 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming north 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 17. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northeast 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Low around 6. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 13. North wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Low around 6. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 12. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southeast 10 to 15 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. South southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. South wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 18. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Gleneagle CO
 39.05°N 104.78°W (Elev. 2248 m)
4:08 pm MDT May 15, 2021
4pm MDT May 15, 2021-6pm MDT May 22, 2021
 
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