Detailed Forecast

Tonight:  The chance for rain will taper off as the night goes on, but some of the storms during the evening will still be capable of producing heavy rainfall and any storms that move over burn scars or saturated areas will be capable of producing flash flooding.  Flash Flood Watches stay in effect until 9PM.  Lows will be in the lower to middle 50s for the I-25 corridor, middle to upper 50s for the plains and into the upper 40s and lower 50s for the mountains.

Tomorrow:  It will be mostly cloudy to start you off on Thursday, but another round of thunderstorms is expected to develop during the afternoon.  While the storms will not be as numerous as they have been... they will still be capable of producing heavy rain.  Flash Flooding will be a concern for burn scars and areas that have already received a lot of rain.  Highs will stay cool, only warming into the 60s and 70s.

Extended: Temperatures will gradually warm up and conditions will gradually dry out as we head into the weekend.  Despite this trend, temperatures will still remain well below average for this time of year.

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Colorado Springs, CO

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Pueblo, CO

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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:84°
Normal Low:57°
Record High: 96° in 2002
Record Low: 45° in 1913
Sunrise:5:59 am
Sunset:8:11 pm
Moonrise:10:26 am
Moonset:10:28 pm
Today's MoonWaxing crescent

Pueblo

Normal High:92°
Normal Low:59°
Record High: 104° in 2002
Record Low: 49° in 2004
Sunrise:5:59 am
Sunset:8:08 pm
Moonrise:10:24 am
Moonset:10:27 pm
Today's MoonWaxing crescent
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