Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

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

A Few Clouds

43°F

6°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 1 Mar 5:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Falcon CO

Red Flag Warning March 2, 10:00am until March 2, 07:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 57. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest 15 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing dust. Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Very windy, with a south southwest wind 30 to 40 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Very
    Windy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am.  Patchy blowing dust. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Patchy
    Blowing Dust

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 57. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest 15 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing dust. Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Very windy, with a south southwest wind 30 to 40 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am. Patchy blowing dust. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest in the evening.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Falcon CO
 38.95°N 104.63°W (Elev. 7001 ft)
3:31 am MST Mar 1, 2024
6am MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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