Detailed Forecast

This afternoon: A shortwave disturbance is anticipated to move through the state today - primarily this afternoon into the evening. Highs will only reach the 60s and 70s today, due to this incoming system.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy skies will take us through the night, with some scattered showers. A rain/snow mix is likely in some areas. Lows will drop to the 30s and 40s throughout southern Colorado.

Extended: After a few showers during the overnight hours Wednesday, conditions will start drying during the day on Thursday. Winds will become a bit breezy. Highs will stay cool - in the 50s and 60s. High pressure will build Friday, boosting temperatures into the 70s and 80s over the weekend.

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Forecast

Colorado Springs, CO

3PM
Thunderstorm
61°
Thunderstorm
6PM
Thunderstorm
52°
Thunderstorm
9PM
Rain Showers
49°
Rain Showers
12AM
Chance of Rain
43°
Chance of Rain
3AM
Chance of Rain
40°
Chance of Rain
6AM
Chance of Snow
36°
Chance of Snow

Pueblo, CO

3PM
Thunderstorm
72°
Thunderstorm
6PM
Thunderstorm
65°
Thunderstorm
9PM
Chance of Rain
56°
Chance of Rain
12AM
Chance of Rain
49°
Chance of Rain
3AM
Chance of Rain
47°
Chance of Rain
6AM
Chance of Rain
40°
Chance of Rain

Flash Flood Preparedness

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The Waldo Canyon Fire has dramatically increased the probability of flash flooding in Ute Pass, Manitou Springs and portions of western Colorado Springs. Home owners and business owners along drainages coming off the Waldo Canyon Burn Scar need to take precautions to protect your family, staff and customers, as well as your property, from the expected flash flooding.

Things to Do:

Sign up for emergency alerts through the National Weather Service, Nixle or E-911.

http://www.weather.gov/subscribe http://www.nixle.com/ http://www.elpasoteller911.org/

  • • Create an emergency plan in case of flash flooding.
  • • Designate a family meeting place in case of disaster.
  • • Build a 72-Hour Emergency Kit.
  • • Do you know your kids’ school’s flash flood plan?
  • • Does you work place have a flash flood plan?
  • • Good customer service means having an emergency plan that includes your customers.
  • • If the Flash Flood Warning Siren goes off in Manitou Springs, seek higher ground.
  • • Don’t drive or walk through flooded streets or low lying areas.
  • • Get Flood Insurance now.
  • • Keep an eye on the weather. If it looks like it might rain, keep informed with Stormtracker 13.


NOAA Alerts

  • • Flood Watch means there is potential for flooding.
  • • Flood Advisory means minor flooding expected.
  • • Flood Warning means damaging or threatening flooding expected.

For More information go to the Emergency Preparedness page on the El Paso County website: http://adm.elpasoco.com/emprep/Pages/default.aspx

CLICK HERE for the El Paso County Flash Flood Awareness Brochure.


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Almanac

Colorado Springs

Normal High:68°
Normal Low:41°
Record High: 86° in 1964
Record Low: 23° in 1985
Sunrise:6:55 am
Sunset:6:41 pm
Moonrise:1:55 pm
Today's MoonWaxing crescent

Pueblo

Normal High:75°
Normal Low:40°
Record High: 92° in 1964
Record Low: 25° in 1985
Sunrise:6:53 am
Sunset:6:40 pm
Moonrise:1:53 pm
Today's MoonWaxing crescent
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