Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

Mostly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1005.6 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 2 Mar 6:54 am MST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SE Manitou Springs CO

Red Flag Warning March 2, 10:00am until March 2, 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Patchy blowing dust after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4am.  Patchy blowing dust before 4am. Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8am.  Patchy blowing dust after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Patchy
    Blowing Dust

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of rain showers after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy blowing dust after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4am. Patchy blowing dust before 4am. Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8am. Patchy blowing dust after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of rain showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 10 mph becoming north in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. North northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. East wind around 10 mph becoming north in the evening.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SE Manitou Springs CO
 38.83°N 104.85°W (Elev. 5997 ft)
3:41 am MST Mar 2, 2024
7am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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