Tue, 21 May: Snow showers, with Hazards – L: 32°, H: 47°

Today’s weather forecast for Colorado Springs Colorado, as of 5:16 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Overnight, snow showers. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. And then, Tuesday, snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 47. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Tuesday Night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Next, Wednesday, partly sunny, with a high near 56. Sunrise today will be at 5:42 am and the sun will set at 8:09 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central. east central. south central and southeast Colorado. Day one. This Afternoon and Tonight. Thunderstorms will be possible today across southern Colorado. A few severe storms will be possible over the southeast plains, with hail up to ping pong ball size, wind gusts around 60 mph, and even an isolated brief tornado is possible. The greatest risk of severe storms will be across Eastern Pueblo, Otero, Crowley, western Kiowa and Bent Counties. All storms will have the risk of deadly cloud to ground lightning. Snow will continue along the Continental Divide today and tonight, and will increase over the eastern mountains late today and tonight. There will be several inches of accumulation over the higher elevations. Snow accumulations will also occur across the Palmer Divide this afternoon and tonight. to 6 inches of snow will be possible. Days two through seven. Tuesday through Sunday. Ongoing scattered to numerous rain and snow showers, most numerous along and west of the Continental Divide, Tuesday morning, will slowly diminish through the late afternoon and evening hours. A few embedded thunderstorms will also be possible, with the main threats from storms being lightning and gusty winds up to 50 mph. Snow levels down to around 6000 feet early Tuesday morning lift back up to between 8000 and 9000 feet through the late morning and afternoon, with additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches possible across the central mountains, 1 to 3 inches across the southwest and eastern mountains, and another inch or so possible for areas along the Palmer Divide, mainly on grassy areas. Patchy frost, along with near freezing temperatures will be possible for areas along the Palmer Divide early Wednesday morning, with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms possible again along and west of the Continental Divide Wednesday through Thursday, where the higher peaks could see generally light snow accumulations. A few thunderstorms will also be possible across the far southeast Plains Wednesday night and Thursday morning, with the main threats from storms being lightning and gusty winds, though small hail will be possible with the strongest storms. Warmer and drier weather is anticipated for Friday and into the upcoming holiday weekend, though a few afternoon and evening thunderstorms can not be ruled out, especially over and near the higher terrain. Spotter information statement. Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be likely over the mountain areas today and tonight, and will be possible this afternoon and evening over the southeast plains.

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Mon, 20 May: A 20 percent chance of showers, with Hazards – L: 41°, H: 56°

Today’s Colorado Springs Colorado weather outlook, created at 5:15 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Overnight, a 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 41. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Then, Monday, showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 56. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Monday Night, showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Next, Tuesday, a chance of rain and snow showers before 8am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Sunrise today will be at 5:43 am and the sun will set at 8:09 pm.

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Sun, 19 May: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm, with Hazards – H: 63°, L: 41°

Colorado Springs’s weather forecast for today, created at 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Today, a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming south southeast 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Then later, Tonight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Monday, a chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Then, Monday Night, rain showers likely before 5am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Sunrise today will be at 5:43 am and the sun will set at 8:08 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central. east central. south central and southeast Colorado. Day one. Tonight. A frost advisory has been issued for Northern El Paso County through Sunday morning where temperatures are expected to fall into the 30 to 34 degree range. Those with tender vegetation should take precautions to protect them from damage. The rest of the Eastern Plains will likely see temperatures in the mid to upper 30s, with a few isolated patches of frost possible in low lying areas. Well above normal temperatures over the mountains the past several days have produced enhanced snow melt and increased flows in creeks, streams, and rivers in the high country and in the San Luis Valley. Water levels in small creeks and streams are expected to continue rising. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Thunderstorms will be possible each day, mainly in the afternoon and evening hours. On Sunday, and Tuesday through Thursday, thunderstorms will mainly be found over the mountains and high valleys. The main risks with storms will be lightning and wind gusts to 50 mph. However, on Monday, there will be the potential for one or two severe storms near the Kansas border, with half dollar size hail, and wind gusts around 60 mph being the main risks. Periods of snow accumulation can be expected Sunday through at least Tuesday over the mountains, mostly above 10000 feet, but some light amounts could occur below 10000 feet. The Continental Divide will likely continue seeing snow accumulations through Wednesday. Spotter information statement. Weather spotters will not be needed tonight.

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Sat, 18 May: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – H: 58°, L: 37°

Today’s Colorado Springs Colorado weather forcast, created at 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Today, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Then, Tonight, a 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 37. Sunday, increasing clouds, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Then later, Sunday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Sunrise today will be at 5:44 am and the sun will set at 8:07 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central. east central. south central and southeast Colorado. Day one. Tonight. Periods of rain and high elevation snow are expected through tonight, mainly along the Continental Divide. An additional 2 to 4 inches are possible overnight above 10000 feet. Well above normal temperatures over the mountains the past several days have produced enhanced snow melt and increased flows in creeks, streams, and rivers in the high country and in the San Luis Valley. Small creeks and streams may see water levels rise to near bankfull over the next 24 hours. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Thunderstorms will be possible each day, mainly in the afternoon and evening hours. On Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, thunderstorms will mostly be confined to the mountains and high valleys. The main risks with storms will be lightning and strong wind gusts, but some of the stronger storms could also produce small hail. Light snow accumulations are expected over the mountains, Saturday, but moderate snow accumulations may occur Monday and into early Tuesday. Spotter information statement. Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be possible along the Continental Divide tonight.

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Fri, 17 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 74°, L: 41°

Colorado Springs’s weather outlook for today, reported at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Windy, with a light and variable wind becoming south southwest 25 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Looking ahead, Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Saturday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Then later, Saturday Night, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Sunrise today will be at 5:45 am and the sun will set at 8:06 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central. east central. south central and southeast Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Rain and snow showers, with embedded thunderstorms, are expected over the mountains this afternoon. Snowfall accumulations are expected to range from 2 to 6 inches over the Continental Divide, and less than 4 inches over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Some of the thunderstorms that develop over the mountains, will move over the San Luis Valley, with the main risks being gusty winds and cloud to ground lightning. Well above normal temperatures have occurred over the mountains, which has increased snow melt, and has increased flows in creeks, streams, and rivers in the high country and in the San Luis Valley. Small creeks and streams may see water levels rise to near bankfull over the next 24 hours. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Thunderstorms will be possible each day, mainly in the afternoon and evening hours. On Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, thunderstorms will mostly be confined to the mountains and high valleys. The main risks with storms will be lightning and strong wind gusts, but some of the stronger storms could also produce small hail. Light snow accumulations are expected over the mountains, Saturday, but moderate snow accumulations may occur Monday and into early Tuesday. Spotter information statement. Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be likely over the higher mountain areas along the Continental Divide, and over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

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Thu, 16 May: Partly sunny – H: 85°, L: 50°

Today’s weather forecast for Colorado Springs Colorado, as of 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 16th of May. Today, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Then, Tonight, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Looking ahead, Friday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:46 am and the sun will set at 8:05 pm. See you tomorrow!

Wed, 15 May: Mostly sunny – H: 83°, L: 52°

Colorado Springs’s weather conditions for today, created at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 15th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Next, Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Thursday, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Then, Thursday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Sunrise today will be at 5:47 am and the sun will set at 8:04 pm. See you tomorrow!

Tue, 14 May: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm – H: 80°, L: 49°

Today’s weather conditions for Colorado Springs Colorado, as of 5:15 AM on Tuesday, the 14th of May. Today, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Then, Tonight, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Wednesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Then later, Wednesday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Sunrise today will be at 5:48 am and the sun will set at 8:03 pm. See you tomorrow!

Mon, 13 May: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm, with Hazards – H: 78°, L: 47°

Today’s Colorado Springs Colorado weather outlook, reported at 5:15 AM on Monday, the 13th of May. Today, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. And then, Tonight, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 47. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tuesday, a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Then, Tuesday Night, a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Sunrise today will be at 5:48 am and the sun will set at 8:02 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central. east central. south central and southeast Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected across the area this afternoon and evening, with the best chances over the mountains and the Palmer Divide. Any storms that do develop will be capable of producing wind gusts to 50 mph and dangerous lightning. Days two through seven. Tuesday through Sunday. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday and Wednesday, mainly over the mountains. These thunderstorms will be high based, producing gusty winds and lightning, but only light rainfall. Localized wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these thunderstorms. An approaching storm system will bring increasing chances for showers and thunderstorms to the mountains on Thursday, and to the mountains and far eastern plains on Friday. One or two strong thunderstorms will be possible Friday afternoon near the Kansas border. Windy and cooler conditions can be expected for Saturday with isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms. Showers and thunderstorms will be restricted to the mountains for next Sunday. Warming temperatures through mid week will result in increasing snow melt over the mountains. As a result, creeks and streams will see increasing flows during this period and may begin to run high by mid to late week. Spotter information statement. Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be possible this afternoon and evening across all of southeast and south central Colorado.

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Sun, 12 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 71°, L: 45°

Today’s Colorado Springs Colorado forcast, reported at 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 12th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 71. Looking ahead, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 45. Monday, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Looking ahead, Monday Night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Sunrise today will be at 5:49 am and the sun will set at 8:01 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central. east central. south central and southeast Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected across the mountains this afternoon and evening. Any storms that do develop will be capable of producing dangerous lightning, pea-sized hail and wind gusts to 45 mph. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible over the mountains Monday through Thursday. The main threat with thunderstorms will be localized wind gusts up to 50 mph, and dangerous cloud to ground lightning. Showers and thunderstorms will increase for Friday and Saturday as a storm system moves across the region. Depending on the timing of this system, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible near the eastern Colorado border on Friday with cooler conditions with isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms for most areas on Saturday. The higher mountains could pick up some light snow accumulations above 10000 feet Friday night into Saturday. Spotter information statement. Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be possible across the mountains this afternoon and evening.

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