Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 10:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WSW Fort Carson CO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 55. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 31. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 55. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 31. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 37. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WSW Fort Carson CO
 38.71°N 104.89°W (Elev. 8878 ft)
11:07 am MDT Sep 18, 2021
11am MDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm MDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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