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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

City Of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (KCOS)

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

A Few Clouds

37°F

3°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.3 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 19 Apr 7:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Cascade-Chipita Park CO

Winter Storm Watch April 20, 06:00am until April 21, 03:00pm
Red Flag Warning April 19, 11:00am until April 19, 08:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers before 8am, then snow likely, mainly after 9am. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 25. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 15 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of snow showers before 8am, then snow likely, mainly after 9am. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 25. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 15 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind around 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Cascade-Chipita Park CO
 38.98°N 104.97°W (Elev. 8996 ft)
7:36 am MDT Apr 19, 2018
8am MDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm MDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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