Sat, 25 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 73°, L: 46°

Here is your local forecast for Fort Collins Colorado, as of 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 73. Looking ahead, Tonight, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 10%. Sunday, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. And then, Sunday Night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Sunrise today will be at 5:35 am and the sun will set at 8:19 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. It will be drier and warmer today. There will be just a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the high country this afternoon. Across the northeast plains, isolated to scattered thunderstorms will occur late this afternoon and evening, mainly east of a line from around New Raymer to Limon. The stronger storms could produce hail up to penny size and wind gusts to 45 mph. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to form over eastern Colorado Sunday afternoon and evening. A few of storms could be severe with large hail and damaging winds. Elsewhere, isolated weak thunderstorms will be possible with gusty winds being the main threat. There will be a better chance of showers and storms across the region starting Monday afternoon continuing through Tuesday as a Pacific system tracks across Colorado. It should get cold enough for snow in the mountains Monday night and Tuesday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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Fri, 24 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 68°, L: 39°

Fort Collins’s weather conditions for today, reported at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Looking ahead, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 39. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 73. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. And then, Saturday Night, isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 10%. Sunrise today will be at 5:36 am and the sun will set at 8:18 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. Winter weather advisory for the north central colorado mountains until 6 pm. This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. There will be areas of light snow in the mountains and light rain on the plains through the morning hours. Showers will increase this afternoon with a few thunderstorms in the mountains. The snow level will be between 7 and 8 thousand feet. Another 2 to 6 inches of snow accumulation is expected above 9000 feet through the day. The showers will decrease this evening, with some lingering light snow in the mountains near the Wyoming border overnight. Days two through seven. Friday through Wednesday. Friday through the weekend will be warmer and drier, with only a slight chance of thunderstorms each day. Monday through Wednesday, there may be a better chance of showers and storms as another period of cooler and more unsettled weather is expected. Spotter information statement. Snowfall reports from spotters will be appreciated.

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Thu, 23 May: A 50 percent chance of showers, with Hazards – L: 35°, H: 48°

Fort Collins’s forecast for today, reported at 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 23rd of May. Overnight, a 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Then, Thursday, showers likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Thursday Night, a 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Next, Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Sunrise today will be at 5:37 am and the sun will set at 8:17 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Snow showers, with brief periods of moderate intensity snowfall, will begin to develop over the mountains and high foothills early this afternoon with snow mainly above 9000ft. Travel may be impacted especially near the passes and higher ridges. Across the the Urban Corridor and lower foothills, expect scattered light rain showers through the afternoon and evening with a few weak thunderstorms possible. The rain showers will spread onto the far eastern plains by late afternoon into the early evening. Tonight, snow showers will become more widespread in the mountains but snowfall rates will be lighter. The heaviest snow will fall on the eastward facing slopes and especially over the mountains of northwest Park County. to 7 inches of snow is expected over the higher mountains by Thursday morning. Days two through seven. Thursday through Tuesday. Showers and a few thunderstorms will continue Thursday. Another 2 to 5 inches of snow is likely over the higher mountains, with a mix of rain and snow in the valleys and foothills. Across the plains, expect rain showers and a few thunderstorms especially in the afternoon. For Friday through the weekend it will be warmer and drier, with only a slight chance of thunderstorms each day. There may be a better chance of storms on Monday and Tuesday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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Wed, 22 May: A 20 percent chance of snow showers, with Hazards – L: 31°, H: 50°

Fort Collins’s weather conditions for today, created at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May. Overnight, a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Looking ahead, Wednesday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Wednesday Night, a 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Looking ahead, Thursday, a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Sunrise today will be at 5:37 am and the sun will set at 8:16 pm.

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Urgent – weather message. Freeze warning remains in effect until 8 am Mountain Daylight Time wednesday. Temperatures. Falling into the upper 20s and lower 30s. Lower to mid 20s possible over the Palmer Divide area. Timing. until 8 AM Wednesday morning. Impacts. Freezing temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation and damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. Strong Spring Storm Continues to exit Colorado Today. This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Light showers of rain and snow will continue to diminish in coverage into the afternoon across northeast Colorado. Locations along the Palmer Ridge, from southern Jefferson county east toward Limon, may see another additional inch on previously fallen snow. No snow accumulation is expected across the northeast portion of the state. Snow showers will persist through late afternoon in the mountains and high foothills with an additional inch possible under the heavier showers. Only isolated rain and snow showers expected for tonight with no additional accumulation expected. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday. Showers and thunderstorms are likely in the mountains Wednesday and Thursday, with a chance of storms on the plains. Accumulating snow is likely over the higher mountains. For Friday through the weekend it will be warmer, with only a low chance of thunderstorms each day. There may be a better chance of storms on Monday. Spotter information statement. Snowfall reports from spotters will be appreciated.

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Tue, 21 May: Rain and snow, with Hazards – L: 32°, H: 43°

Today’s weather outlook for Fort Collins Colorado, reported at 5:15 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Overnight, rain and snow. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Next, Tuesday, rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain. Some thunder is also possible. High near 43. Breezy, with a north wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Tuesday Night, a 20 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. And then, Wednesday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Sunrise today will be at 5:38 am and the sun will set at 8:15 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. Winter Storm Warning Mountains this afternoon through Tuesday evening. Winter Storm Warning northern Foothills tonight through Tuesday evening. Winter Weather Advisory southern Foothills tonight through Tuesday evening. This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Light rain showers can be expected across the lower elevations and foothills into the early afternoon hours with scattered heavier showers and thunderstorms increasing in coverage by late afternoon. A few storms may bring brief heavy rainfall. Snow will also increase in coverage this afternoon in the mountains and high foothills and persist into the overnight period. Heavy snow will be possible above 8000 feet with 5 to 10 inches of snow possible. The snow level will gradually drop to around 5000 feet after midnight, with a few inches of wet snow possible, on grassy areas across the front range urban corridor. Over the Palmer Divide 2 to 6 inches of snow may occur above 6500 feet overnight. Days two through seven. Tuesday through Sunday. Widespread precipitation is expected on Tuesday into Tuesday night. Continued snowfall for the mountains and foothills with several inches of accumulation expected. Snow will become mixed in with rain at lower elevations with patchy fog early Tuesday. For Wednesday and Thursday there will be a chance of showers and afternoon thunderstorms both days. Temperatures will be cooler than normal through the week with highs mainly in the 40s and 50s. A warming trend will begin on Friday with highs reaching back into the 60s and into the 70s by the weekend with a slight chance of storms. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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Mon, 20 May: Showers likely, with Hazards – L: 38°, H: 42°

Here is your local forecast for Fort Collins Colorado, as of 5:15 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Overnight, showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Then, Monday, showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy fog before 9am, then patchy fog after 1pm. High near 42. Northeast wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Monday Night, rain before 1am, then rain and snow between 1am and 3am, then snow after 3am. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy fog before midnight, then patchy fog after 5am. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Then later, Tuesday, rain, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. High near 46. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Sunrise today will be at 5:39 am and the sun will set at 8:14 pm.

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Sun, 19 May: Mostly cloudy, with Hazards – L: 35°, H: 56°

Today’s Fort Collins Colorado weather forcast, reported at 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Overnight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Looking ahead, Sunday, a slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Sunday Night, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Next, Monday, rain likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 5:40 am and the sun will set at 8:13 pm.

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Urgent – weather message. Frost advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 8 am Mountain Daylight Time sunday. The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Frost Advisory, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 8 AM Mountain Daylight Time Sunday. Temperatures. Falling to 31 to 36 degrees. Timing. Late tonight and Sunday morning. Impacts. Frost could harm sensitive outdoor vegetation. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Frost Advisory means that widespread frost is expected. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. Winter Storm Watch Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon for the northern and central Mountains and northern Foothills. This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. There will be a good chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms over the higher terrain which will spread into the front range urban corridor by late afternoon. For tonight, showers and a few thunderstorms will continue especially across northern areas of the front range. Accumulating snow will occur in the northern mountains above 10000 feet with 2 to 6 inches possible. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. The next storm will bring a much cooler airmass and significant precipitation to the forecast area Monday through Tuesday night. Showers will become likely by late Monday for most of the forecast area with scattered afternoon thunderstorms on the plains. The storms may be strong over the Palmer Divide on Monday afternoon. Widespread precipitation is expected Monday night and Tuesday. There could be a significant snowfall in the mountains and foothills where 8 to 20 inches are possible. It could maybe get cold enough for some snow over the plains Monday night and Tuesday. Stay tuned for the latest forecasts. There will be a chance of showers over the mountains on Wednesday. Then all areas will be dry on Thursday and Friday. Late day showers and thunderstorms are possible on Saturday. Temperatures will be cold on Monday and Tuesday then warm up to near normal values by next weekend. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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Sat, 18 May: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – H: 64°, L: 37°

Here is your local Fort Collins Colorado forecast, as of 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Today, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Looking ahead, Tonight, a 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Sunday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Next, Sunday Night, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 5:41 am and the sun will set at 8:13 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to form over the mountains around midday then spread east onto the Front Range and eastern plains early this afternoon. The strongest storms may product small hail and gusty winds in the 40-50 mph range. Rain and snow chances across our area decrease significantly this evening. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Sunday will have a chance of showers and storms mainly over the higher terrain. Sunday night into Monday will see an increasing chance of showers and a few storms with accumulating snow in the mountains above 10000 feet. Showers and a few storms will continue Monday night into Tuesday, with more snow in the mountains, as a storm system moves across the area. Some mountain areas may see several inches of snow. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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Fri, 17 May: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – H: 70°, L: 40°

Today’s Fort Collins Colorado weather conditions, created at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Today, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Then, Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Saturday, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. And then, Saturday Night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Sunrise today will be at 5:41 am and the sun will set at 8:12 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado. Day one. This Afternoon and Tonight. Isolated high based showers and a few thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and track northeast. The main threats will be gusty winds to around 50 mph and cloud to ground lightning. Any rainfall will be light and short lived. The showers and storms will come to an end this evening. Days two through seven. Friday through Wednesday. A cooling trend will start on Friday with multiple upper level disturbances moving through the region. Showers and thunderstorms will develop on Friday over the mountains before noon and then move across the plains during the afternoon. A few severe storms may occur mainly near the Wyoming- Nebraska border area with large hail and strong winds possible Friday afternoon and evening. It will be cooler through the weekend with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. For Monday and Tuesday, it will remain cool and unsettled, with a good chance of showers as another weather system affects the area. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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Thu, 16 May: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – H: 85°, L: 49°

Today’s Fort Collins Colorado weather forcast, as of 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 16th of May. Today, scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%. And then, Tonight, isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Friday, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north northwest 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. And then, Friday Night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming west southwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Sunrise today will be at 5:42 am and the sun will set at 8:11 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central Colorado. Day one. Today and Tonight. Only isolated high based showers and a couple thunderstorms will develop this afternoon. The main threats will be gusty winds to around 45 mph, and thunderstorms producing cloud to ground lightning but little rainfall. Any showers and storms will come to an end by mid to late evening. Temperatures will be summerlike with highs climbing well into the 80s over most of the plains. Days two through seven. Thursday through Tuesday. Warm temperatures will continue through Thursday with isolated afternoon thunderstorms creating brief gusty winds over the mountains and foothills. Friday will see some cooling as an upper level weather disturbance moves over the state. Thunderstorms are expected over the mountains and northeast near the Wyoming border Friday afternoon and evening. The stronger storms will have the potential to create gusty winds, hail and brief heavy rain. Continued cooling is expected through the weekend as a series of weather disturbances aloft move over the state. Each afternoon will have a chance of showers and thunderstorms developing over the mountains and then spreading onto the plains. Monday and Tuesday are also expected to be cooler than normal with afternoon showers developing each day. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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