Thunderstorms and Flooding Along the Gulf Coast; Winter Returns in the Central Rockies

A stalled front along the west-central Gulf Coast will contribute to a few severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding over the next couple of days. Meanwhile, a vigorous system will produce heavy snow across the central Rockies into the High Plains the next few days. Finally, critical fire weather conditions are expected across the Four Corners region through Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Air Force Academy (KAFF)

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

Partly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 14 Apr 11:58 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Palmer Lake CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 7pm and 9pm, then a chance of snow showers after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. South southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow showers, becoming all snow after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 42. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 22. North wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  High near 32. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 7pm and 9pm, then a chance of snow showers after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 29. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday
Rain and snow showers, becoming all snow after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 42. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 22. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers. High near 32. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Palmer Lake CO
 39.13°N 104.9°W (Elev. 7198 ft)
11:00 am MDT Apr 14, 2021
12pm MDT Apr 14, 2021-6pm MDT Apr 20, 2021
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database