Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

A Few Clouds

57°F

14°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 5:54 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Manitou Springs CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the evening.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely. The snow could be heavy at times.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North northeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the evening.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Snow likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Snow likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North northwest wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Manitou Springs CO
 38.8°N 104.96°W (Elev. 9623 ft)
5:46 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
6pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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