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2 years 2 months ago

Expect a mild weather week

Westerly winds will dominate the weather picture for much of the week, so mornings will tend to be sunny, with partly cloudy, breezy afternoons and evenings, with highs from near average to 10 degrees above average. We've arrived at the time of the year, though, when an isolated storm...

2 years 3 months ago

A big blast of wind is on the way

A cold front is approaching from the west, and the closer it gets, the stronger the winds will be. As a result... Saturday: Increasing wind speeds (and temperatures), with decreasing humidities. Highs will be in the 80s/90s, with winds over 50 mph likely later in the day. Sunday:...

2 years 3 months ago

Windy and warmer into the weekend

A cold front is moving towards us from the west coast, and the closer it gets, the stronger the wind gusts will be. Thursday Night: Clouds will increase, with a few sprinkles. Lows 40s. Friday: Increasing sunshine and wind speeds. Highs 70s/80s. Saturday: VERY windy at times....

2 years 3 months ago

Wind, then thunderstorms on Wednesday

Tuesday's wind and warm were the result of an approaching cold front, and that front will move in on Wednesday, bringing more wind, cooler highs, and a chance for showers and thunderstorms later. Highs Wednesday will be in the 80s/90s, with 70s in the higher elevations. Behind the front...

2 years 3 months ago

Record highs are likely on Tuesday

Chinook winds are blowing, and they'll be stronger on Tuesday, so highs will climb into record range, with highs of near 90 in Colorado Springs and 97 in Pueblo. (The records for the date are 87 for Colorado Springs and 94 for Pueblo). Other cities may set records as well....

2 years 3 months ago

Sunshine and storms into your weekend

A weak collection of clouds, showers and storms is moving from west to east across Colorado, so expect a chance of thunder rumbling until it passes by. The lower layers of the atmosphere are so dry, though, that if thunder develops near you, you're more likely to see lightning and...

2 years 3 months ago

Warmer weather returns on Tuesday

This air with lots of water in it will linger through Monday night, and give us areas of fog early Tuesday. Afterwards, you'll see a mix of clouds and sunshine, with a 20% chance of PM thunderstorms and highs in the 50s/60s. Wednesday will feature more sunshine, with only...

2 years 3 months ago

BIG weather changes this weekend

A cold front is approaching from the west, and before it arrives, it will be warm and breezy, with a few PM storms on Friday. Expect stronger winds on Saturday, with a better chance for storms (still warm, though). By Sunday, that chance for showers and storms will...

2 years 3 months ago

Warm and mostly dry into the weekend

There's just a bit more water in the air at the moment, so isolated thunderstorms will be possible into Wednesday evening, especially over the mountains, the foothills and north and west of Colorado Springs (as well as along the Palmer Divide) Thursday will be breezy, warm and dry, with...

2 years 3 months ago

Warm weather continues until the weekend

Winds will be breezy at times, boosting highs into the "10-15 degrees above average" range. Overnight, clouds will decrease, with lows in the 40s. You'll see more sunshine Wednesday, with breezy winds and a 20% chance for thunderstorms later. Highs 70s/80s. Thursday, expect a mild, "sunny in...

2 years 3 months ago

Breezy winds and warm temperatures

Southwesterly winds will linger with us this week. For most of us, that means warm thermometer readings and low humidities. On the down side, it also means those wind speeds will be stronger than 35 mph at times (but they WILL boost the temps in the process). While it GENERALLY...

2 years 4 months ago

Storms, wind and cooler

The amount of water in the air is increasing, and storms from the west coast are moving in. As a result, thunderstorms on the eastern Plains may become severe through late tonight, with a short break behind the storms. That will leave Friday breezy and cooler, though highs will...

2 years 4 months ago

Out goes the warm, and in comes the storm

After another day of record, and close to record highs on Wednesday, the weather will change. Cooler air is advancing from the north, with 2 cold fronts racing in from the west to bring gusty winds, showers, thunderstorms, mountain snow and cooler temperatures to the News 5 viewing area....

2 years 4 months ago

More record highs possible on Wednesday

Skies will clear overnight, with lows in the 40s/50s, which is near 10 degrees above average. Wednesday: Breezy, with increasing clouds and isolated storms. Highs 80s/90s, and more records are possible. Thursday: More clouds earlier and a better chance for storms. Some may become severe. Highs 70s/80s. ...

2 years 4 months ago

Highs like July 4th

Even with a few showers and thundershowers late in the afternoon, Colorado Springs tied its daily record for the date, and Pueblo set a new one. 48 84 Colorado Springs (Tied record set in 1996) 45 92 Pueblo (Broke the record of 89 set in 1996)

2 years 4 months ago

Mild (but not perfect) weather this week

Our weekend storm has raced away to the east (taking severe weather wherever it goes), and chinook breezes (those westerly ones that make us warmer and drier) are settling in to boost the temperatures and drop humidities. Expect clearing skies overnight, with lows near freezing again, followed by sunshine...

2 years 4 months ago

Windy and cooler through Sunday

A fast moving west coast storm will blast across Colorado over the next 18 hours, bringing gusty winds, rain and snow to the lower elevations, and heavy snow to the mountains. Travel westward will be hazardous through Sunday. Monday will feature more sunshine, with a lingering chance of showers, but...

2 years 4 months ago

Saturday's "warm before the storm"

As a storm swirled in our direction from the southwestern deserts, clouds and wind increased in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, with above-average highs and wind gusts stronger than 40 mph. Relative humidity readings were low, but are increasing. 35 62 Colorado Springs (Peak wind gust 47 mph) 36 66...

2 years 4 months ago

A brief wintry blast for the weekend

A fast-moving storm from the west will blast across Colorado over the next 24 hours, bringing wind and heavy snow to the mountains (so travel westward is not your best choice until the storm moves out of the state), and a combination of wind rain and snow to the eastern...

2 years 4 months ago

Weather changes for the weekend

Another cold front is approaching, and Friday will be the in-between day, with a mix of sun and clouds, gusty winds, and warmer than average temperatures. Saturday, that cold front will move through, with stronger winds periods of heavy snow for the mountains (Winter Storm Warnings are in effect for...

2 years 4 months ago

Windy weather ahead for Thursday

Showers and storms will linger late, then clouds and stars will mix over the News 5 viewing area, with gusty winds moving in Thursday (cold front moving through). The wind may increase, but the chance of showers and storms will decrease, with above-average highs. Friday, plan on less wind and...

2 years 4 months ago

Storms, wind, then cooler for the weekend

Thunderstorms intensified on Wednesday afternoon, with severe storms on the southeastern Plains and a TORNADO WATCH until 9 PM MDT for Baca, Bent, Las Animas, Otero and Prowers counties. Severe Thunderstorms (the ones with damaging winds and hail) will be possible for all of the News 5 viewing area until...

2 years 4 months ago

Severe storms possible on Wednesday

The storm season has arrived, and now those storms will get stronger. Expect another round of low clouds and fog into Wednesday morning, then more widespread storms in the afternoon. Some may produce damaging wind and hail. Wind speeds will increase later, as a cold front moves in, then expect...

2 years 4 months ago

Another blast of wind is on the way

Another cold front is approaching, and the closer it gets, the stronger the winds will be. On the brighter side, the combination of breezes and more clouds (with some patchy fog) overnight will lead to much milder lows (30s/40s), and a warm day on Friday (60s/70s). By afternoon the stronger...

2 years 4 months ago

Warmer weather is on the way

A big low pressure system south and east of Colorado continues to send bands of rain and snow from the Plains to the mountains, so this one isn't quite done yet. Expect these wintry conditions to last through early Wednesday, and taper off later, leaving us with a warmer day....

2 years 5 months ago

...and now for some Springtime!

As a powerful, wind-producing cold front races away from us, wind speeds will continue to drop, skies will clear, and overnight lows will be in the 30s/40s. Tuesday will be sunny, with some breezes at times, but NOTHING like you experienced on Monday. Highs 60s/70s. More sunshine and light breezes...

2 years 5 months ago

Warm, breezy and dry this weekend

Saturday and Sunday will feature sunshine and highs in record range for most of us (70s and 80s for the lower elevations, 60s in the mountains). Expect southerly breezes to increase later Sunday as a west coast cold front moves in our direction. As the front goes through on Monday,...

2 years 5 months ago

Sunshine and less wind for the weekend

Clouds, showers and gusty winds will sweep out of the state tonight, leaving clear skies and cooler lows. You'll see lots of sunshine on Friday, with lighter winds, and highs in the 60s/70s. Saturday, the sunshine will continue, and highs will climb by several degrees (with a few of us...

2 years 5 months ago

It will feel "just right" this weekend

Winds will remain blustery through Thursday, and many of us will see some showers (especially overnight and early Thursday) as a big low pressure system moves from Oklahoma to the northern Plains. Practically, what that means is that skies will clear later Thursday, winds will die down and Friday will...

2 years 5 months ago

The weather will change this weekend

After a nice string of springlike days, a cold front we've been tracking towards Colorado will move in later this weekend. Before it arrives, Saturday will be breezy, warm and dry, with a few record highs possible. The fire danger will increase, with RED FLAG WARNINGS in effect for most...

2 years 5 months ago

Breezy, but warmer for most of the week

Westerly breezes will be part of your life for most of the week, bringing warm, dry weather to most of us. Highs will be 15-20 degrees above-average into the weekend, and the stronger the breezes are in your neighborhood, the warmer you'll be. Humidities will be VERY low, though, so...

2 years 5 months ago

Improving weather on Sunday

Expect clouds, rain and snow showers, areas of fog and low clouds and isolated thunder through the early hours of Sunday, but skies will clear from northwest to southeast during the day, as highs climb above average (50s/60s). More sunshine and breezy winds will boost highs on Monday, and the...

2 years 5 months ago

A "blip" of rain, snow and thunder

Rain and snow showers and isolated thunderstorms are rolling into Colorado from the south. We'll keep the unsettled conditions (as well as some fog overnight) through the early hours of Sunday (remember to "Spring Ahead"), with increasing sunshine from north to south during the day. Monday through Thursday will be...

2 years 5 months ago

More sunshine and warmer through the weekend

High pressure will control the weather and divert storms from Friday through the weekend, with lots of sunshine, cool nights, and afternoon highs climbing to near 15 degrees above average by Monday. Tuesday will be breezy and warm, with stronger breezes and slightly cooler (but still warmer than average) temperatures...

2 years 5 months ago

A "hit and git" storm is racing in

The colder air has already arrived, and temps will fall hour by hour from this point on. Then there's the snow. The further south you travel, and the closer to get to the mountains, the heavier your snow will be. I've included a link to our latest snowfall estimates. More...

2 years 5 months ago

From windy and warm to windy and wintry

As a cold front races into Colorado, windy, warm and dry will be the weather words (until the front gets here), with significant changes Wednesday and Thursday. The front will arrive at the Palmer Divide around 5 AM Wednesday, bringing colder air and an increasing chance of rain and snow,...

2 years 5 months ago

First the warm, and then the storm

Breezy winds, low humidities and warmer-than-average temperatures will be the rule tonight and Tuesday, as a cold front approaches from the Pacific Northwest. When it races through early Wednesday, We'll feel major changes, with a big drop in temps, and an increasing chance for rain and snow on Wednesday. Even...

2 years 5 months ago

Periods of snow and wind on Friday

After blasting the mountains of California with snow and wind, a wintry storm has arrived in Colorado. Expect MUCH colder temps, together with periods of wind and snow through Friday. With clearing skies Friday night, overnight lows will be in the 0s/10s, but a sunny Saturday will allow highs to...

2 years 5 months ago

A blast of wind and areas of snow

A cold front we've been expecting for several days will move through today, bringing gusty winds (some gusts >50 mph) and a chance for some snow. Highs will be in the 40s/50s, but feel cooler because of the wind. Blustery conditions will continue tonight, with lows in the 20s. You'll...

2 years 5 months ago

Another west coast storm is on the way

The weather will hold your interest over the next few days, especially if you're not fond of wind. Cooler air will move in Sunday night, keeping Monday's highs below average (30s/40s), and another cold front will be racing in our direction from the west. Clouds and wind will increase...

2 years 6 months ago

More wind for the weekend

Another cold front is on the way, and the good news is that temps will increase on Saturday before its arrival. On the downside, the wind is coming back, and will increase during the day. As the front moves through Saturday evening, snow will return to the mountains, with a...

2 years 6 months ago

Some sunshine before the next cold front

Snow will decrease from north to south across the state overnight, leaving behind temps in the single digits and teens and areas of fog. Sunshine will increase on Friday, and the less snow you have on the ground, the warmer you'll be. (Highs 30s/40s). Clouds and wind will increase on...

2 years 6 months ago

A nicely warmer day for Friday

Just before some cooler air moved in, highs climbed nicely in both Colorado Springs and Pueblo. After a Saturday cool-down, expect an even warmer day on Sunday. 21 49 Colorado Springs 18 52 Pueblo

2 years 6 months ago

More wind and warm this weekend

A small batch of clouds and snow showers will move from Wyoming across the News 5 viewing area overnight, but the effects on your life will be minimal. At the same time, some cooler air will settle in, so even with increasing sunshine on Saturday, highs won't be as warm...

2 years 6 months ago

Another round of stormy weather on the way

At the moment, we're in between storm systems, though one weak disturbance will brush the state from the southern Foothills to the southeastern Plains Friday night. That will mean a few rain/snow showers from Trinidad and Walsenburg to Springfield. For the rest of us, it will be breezy, with near...

2 years 6 months ago

A mild ride into the weekend

The cold front has moved through, and the cold air will linger tonight, with lows in the 0s (in the high country and far eastern Plains) and 10s (for most of the rest of us). Expect sunshine and cool highs (30s/40s) on Thursday, wiht a breezy, warmer Friday (40s/50s) and...

2 years 6 months ago

A brief "blip" of wintry weather

A big low pressure system will swirl across our southern state line overnight, bringing some much-needed snow to the mountains ( Winter Weather Advisories are in effect, and some areas will pick up over a foot of new snow ), and gusty winds/snow showers to the rest of us. The...

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