Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 104.69°WElev: 6181ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 8:54 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Pikes Peak Summit CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. North wind around 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. North wind around 15 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 7am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Pikes Peak Summit CO
 38.84°N 105.05°W (Elev. 13750 ft)
8:52 pm MDT Aug 16, 2018
9pm MDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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