Dangerous Heat in the West; Flash Flooding Possible Across the Southern US

Dangerous heat is expected across areas in Texas and from Washington through California. Several daily high temperature records are expected to be either tied or broken in the West. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Locally heavy rain is expected from thunderstorms in the Southeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 104.69°WElev: 6186ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 8:54 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Security-Widefield CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Security-Widefield CO
 38.72°N 104.72°W (Elev. 5689 ft)
5:58 pm MDT Aug 16, 2022
9pm MDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2022
 
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