Flash Flood Threats in the Southeast and Rockies

Two flash flood concerns the next few days across the U.S. The continued onslaught of monsoonal heavy rain and thunderstorms will impact Colorado and New Mexico today and Wednesday. Of most concern are recent and vulnerable burn scar areas for potential debris flows. Meanwhile, a stalled front will result in repeated rounds of slow moving storms from the eastern Carolinas to southeast Georgia. Read More >

Current conditions at

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

Partly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Aug 7:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles WSW Fort Carson CO

Flash Flood Watch August 3, 12:00pm until August 4, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles WSW Fort Carson CO
 38.69°N 104.92°W (Elev. 9199 ft)
3:41 am MDT Aug 3, 2021
8am MDT Aug 3, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 9, 2021
 
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