Posted 7:38 AM 6/19/2013 by Stephen Bowers
The fire danger is once again increasing across Southern Colorado. The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Southern Front Range and the I-25 corridor. Within the News 5 viewing area, it includes El Paso, Pueblo, Fremont, Teller, Huerfano, Custer, and western Las Animas (More)
Posted 5:40 PM 6/18/2013 by John Dissauer
Thunderstorms this afternoon have brought large hail and strong winds to parts of southern Colorado. Shortly after 4pm reports of golfball size hail came in from Fort Carson, Security and Widefield. 69mph winds were measured in Falcon around 4:30pm. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch (More)
Posted 4:33 PM 6/17/2013 by John Dissauer
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 10pm MT Monday for parts of eastern Colorado (east of El Paso and Pueblo counties).
Showers and thunderstorms will be possible through the evening. The main threat from any of the larger thunderstorms will be damaging winds and large (More)
Posted 3:58 PM 6/16/2013 by Meteorologist Stephanie Ortmann
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 9pm today for the Eastern Plains.A few strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this evening mainly out over the Eastern Plains. The main threats with any storm that develops will be large hail and damaging wind. After sunset, the (More)
Posted 5:04 PM 6/15/2013 by Stephen Bowers
Much like Saturday afternoon and evening, spotty showers and thunderstorms will develop across Southern Colorado on Sunday afternoon. The heat is backing off, too, and while Sunday afternoon will see highs in the 80's across El Paso County with 90's along and south of the Arkansas River, cooler (More)
Posted 3:42 AM 6/14/2013 by Meteorologist Stephanie Ortmann
After a dry morning, isolated showers and storms are possible this afternoon for the mountain locations, the I-25 corridor, and the Southeastern Plains. Fire danger remains high across Southern Colorado. Winds will be breezy at times gusting up to 20-25 mph out of the south during the afternoon (More)
Posted 3:52 PM 6/10/2013 by Mike Daniels
Record heat today with more on the way. A weather disturbance will push across the state tomorrow and produce gusty southwest wind. That dry downslope wind will create another round of record high temperatures and very high fire danger. A weak cool front moves in Wednesday morning with (More)
Posted 4:46 PM 6/9/2013 by John Dissauer
As expected, temperatures this afternoon have climbed in to the 80°s and 90°s across southern and southeastern Colorado. Temperatures will continue to climb over the next couple of days as a warm pattern is setting up for the west-central United States.
It appears that (More)
Posted 4:24 PM 6/8/2013 by John Dissauer
If you don't like hot temperatures and enjoyed today, you can thank the clouds for building in. The clouds have kept temperatures mainly in the 70°s and 80°s this afternoon.
Forecast models continue to advertise mostly sunny skies for the next several days. Also, hotter (More)
Posted 3:57 PM 6/7/2013 by John Dissauer
A few showers and thunderstorms moving through southern Colorado this evening. They will continue to move to the east. The biggest threat with the storms will be dangerous lightning. There could be a little hail as well.
The big weather story over the coming week will be (More)
Posted 4:07 PM 6/6/2013 by Mike Daniels
Isolated thunderstorms this evening then clearing. A weather disturbance will move across the state tomorrow and help to trigger more pm thunderstorms. A stray storm possible over the high country Saturday otherwise the weekend will be dry and hot. The hottest air of the year rolls in Monday and Tuesday with continued dry skies.
Colorado Springs 50 - 78, Pueblo 51 - 85, Woodland Park 44 - 69, Monument 47 - 75
Posted 3:58 PM 6/5/2013 by John Dissauer
Chilly afternoon across southern and southeastern Colorado. At 3pm, temperatures ranged from 48° in Black Forest to 61° in Westcliffe. For most of the area, these are temperatures we would normally be seeing the during March.
The cool weather will be short lived as (More)
Posted 8:37 PM 6/4/2013 by John Dissauer
An active day and evening for parts of southern and southeastern Colorado. Reports of damaging winds, hail and tornadoes all happened over about a 4 hour period.
Humidity will remain higher for the next day or two. This will allow for moisture to make its way to the ground in (More)