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.
There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.
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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