<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - weather]]> http://gazette.com/rss/weather Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:54:44 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Snow chances only slight for mountain leaf-peeping this weekend in Colorado]]> http://gazette.com/snow-chances-only-slight-for-mountain-leaf-peeping-this-weekend-in-colorado/article/1586243?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/snow-chances-only-slight-for-mountain-leaf-peeping-this-weekend-in-colorado/article/1586243?custom_click=rss

Headed west this weekend to hike among the golden aspens?

You might not need those snowshoes just yet.

Saturday and Sunday are expected to be mostly dry, with some chances of precipitation in the forms or rain or snow showers Saturday night into Sunday morning in the Pikes Peak region.

"Saturday is actually going to be a pretty nice fall day around here, with just that off chance to see some spotty showers at lower elevations, and some snow on the summits moving in Saturday evening and Saturday night," said Jordan Sherman, a meteorologist for Gazette news partner KKTV.



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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:33:26 -0600
<![CDATA[Fire danger high in areas around Colorado Springs, Pueblo]]> http://gazette.com/fire-danger-high-in-areas-around-colorado-springs-pueblo/article/1586189?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/fire-danger-high-in-areas-around-colorado-springs-pueblo/article/1586189?custom_click=rss

Friday will be warm and windy, meaning fire danger will be high in parts of El Paso and Pueblo counties.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo issued a red flag warning from noon until 8 p.m. on a day that's predicted to be "mostly sunny and breezy." The weather service predicted a high of 78 degrees in Colorado Springs Friday, with afternoon winds blowing up to 35 mph.

"Friday will be a bit cooler (but still warm), windy and mainly dry," reports Gazette news partner KKTV. "Gusty wind will develop by afternoon and continue into the evening."

Temperatures will begin to drop this weekend. The weather service predicted a highs of 68 degrees Saturday, 61 degrees Sunday and 66 on Monday.

There are slight chances of

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Denver and other cities along Colorado’s Front Range are likely to see more hotter days each year, including an average of seven days with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees, according to climate analyses commissioned by city and state agencies.

The three analyses by the Louisville-based Rocky Mountain Climate Organization, released Thursday morning, also predict, with less certainty, an increase in severe storms dropping significant rain or snow.

If heat-trapping emissions into the atmosphere keep increasing, researchers found, the northern Front Range climate by 2050 will be fundamentally different.



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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:13:41 -0600
<![CDATA[Mild Thursday extected to precede cooler, breezier weekend in Colorado Springs]]> http://gazette.com/mild-thursday-extected-to-precede-cooler-breezier-weekend-in-colorado-springs/article/1586100?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/mild-thursday-extected-to-precede-cooler-breezier-weekend-in-colorado-springs/article/1586100?custom_click=rss

Expect temperatures to steadily cool down through this weekend.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted a high of 84 degrees Thursday to be followed by a high of 79 degrees Friday, a high of 68 degrees Saturday and a high of 61 degrees Sunday.

The weather service has announced a fire weather watch for Friday from noon until 8 p.m., a day described as "breezy" with winds of 20 to 25 miles per hour in the afternoon.

"Even though the temperatures might be a few degrees cooler, the humidity is going to be lower and the winds will be stronger," said Eric Petersen, a weather service meteorologist.



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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:14:35 -0600
<![CDATA[Weather outlook overnight Wednesday: rain and 30 mph winds]]> http://gazette.com/weather-outlook-overnight-wednesday-rain-and-30-mph-winds/article/1586069?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/weather-outlook-overnight-wednesday-rain-and-30-mph-winds/article/1586069?custom_click=rss

A special weather statement released by the National Weather Service in Pueblo at about 4 p.m. Wednesday warned of developing showers and winds that "may intensify."

The statement applies to the Colorado Springs area, Manitou Springs and the Waldo Canyon burn scar, much of El Paso County, including Monument, Cimarron Hills, Peyton and Falcon, and parts of Teller County, including Woodland Park.

"Winds in excess of 30 mph and periods of moderate rainfall will be possible," according to the statement. At about 4 p.m., about 13 miles northwest of Colorado Springs, doppler radar was tracking developing moving east at 20 mph.



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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:20:40 -0600
<![CDATA[Earth smashes yet another heat record; 16th month in a row]]> http://gazette.com/earth-smashes-yet-another-heat-record-16th-month-in-a-row/article/1585971?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/earth-smashes-yet-another-heat-record-16th-month-in-a-row/article/1585971?custom_click=rss

WASHINGTON — Another month, another global heat record smashed.



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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:59:54 -0600
<![CDATA[Colorado Springs sees record-tying heat on Tuesday]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-sees-record-tying-heat-on-tuesday/article/1585965?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-sees-record-tying-heat-on-tuesday/article/1585965?custom_click=rss

It was a hot one Tuesday.

And now, there's proof: According to the National Weather Service in Pueblo, Colorado Springs hit 90 degrees on Tuesday afternoon, tying the record high for Sept. 20 that was previously set in 1956 and 2010.

Colorado Springs was projected to top out at 86 degrees on Tuesday.

But the heat isn't expected to last. Fall-like weather could return as early as this weekend, with high temperatures expected to drop to the high 70s by Friday, the weather service predicts.

Before then, Colorado Springs is forecast to see highs in the low 80s on Wednesday and Thursday.

Then, a shift takes place.



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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:59:37 -0600
<![CDATA[Colorado Springs weather will stay warm with slight chances of rain as fall looms]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-weather-will-stay-warm-with-slight-chances-of-rain-as-fall-looms/article/1585901?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-weather-will-stay-warm-with-slight-chances-of-rain-as-fall-looms/article/1585901?custom_click=rss

Warm weather is expected through the end of the work week, but this weekend will feel more like fall as temperatures in the Colorado Springs area gradually drop, Gazette news partner KKTV reports.

"By the weekend you'll notice a big change," including cooler temperatures and an increased chance of rain, according to the report.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted a high of 86 degrees for Tuesday, followed by highs of 80 degrees Wednesday and Thursday. Friday could top out at 77 degrees, the weather service predicts.

There is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night, and a 20 percent chance Wednesday morning before 7 a.m., according to the weather service.



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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:31:40 -0600
<![CDATA['Hot summer weather' will kick off week for Colorado Springs area]]> http://gazette.com/hot-summer-weather-will-kick-off-week-for-colorado-springs-area/article/1585830?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/hot-summer-weather-will-kick-off-week-for-colorado-springs-area/article/1585830?custom_click=rss

With fall a few days away, the National Weather Service in Pueblo predicts "hot summer weather" to begin the week throughout the Pikes Peak region.

Temperatures are forecast to be in 80s and 90s on Monday and Tuesday.

"The only change in the weather will come late tonight, as high clouds start moving in from the southwest," the weather service reported in forecast bulletin Monday morning. "Some of this will be from clouds associated with Tropical Storm Paine, which will move northward off the Baja Peninsula tonight."

Colorado Springs could top out in the mid-80s on Monday and Tuesday, the weather service predicts.



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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:55:08 -0600
<![CDATA[Cool temps will likely stick around a few days in Colorado Springs]]> http://gazette.com/cool-temps-will-likely-stick-around-a-few-days-in-colorado-springs/article/1585435?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/cool-temps-will-likely-stick-around-a-few-days-in-colorado-springs/article/1585435?custom_click=rss

Temperatures will remain cool in Colorado Springs through Saturday, with slight chances of rainfall each day.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted a high of 70 degrees Wednesday, a high of 77 degrees Thursday, a high of 69 degrees Friday and a high of 70 degrees Saturday.

There will be a 40-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon, followed by a 30-percent chance in the evening, according to the weather service.

Some parts of the Colorado Springs area woke up to fog.

On Thursday afternoon, there will be a 20-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, followed by a 10-percent chance in the evening.



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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:48:16 -0600
<![CDATA[Cooler weather arrives in Colorado Springs]]> http://gazette.com/cooler-weather-arrives-in-colorado-springs/article/1585368?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/cooler-weather-arrives-in-colorado-springs/article/1585368?custom_click=rss

Just over a week before the first day of fall, cooler, wetter weather is coming to Colorado Springs.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted a high of 64 degrees Tuesday, a high of 69 degrees Wednesday and a high of 73 degrees Thursday.

"You'll notice a BIG cool down for Tuesday," according to a weather report by Gazette news partner KKTV. "Skies will stay partly cloudy with chances of showers throughout the day. Wednesday looks similar."

Each day this week will see a chance of afternoon and evening rainfall, according to the National Weather Service.

On Tuesday, there will be a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon and a 30 percent chance in the evening.



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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:27:18 -0600
<![CDATA[Coming week could "feel like fall"]]> http://gazette.com/coming-week-could-feel-like-fall/article/1585276?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/coming-week-could-feel-like-fall/article/1585276?custom_click=rss

The Pikes Peak region could see another unusually warm, summer-like forecast Sunday, so enjoy it.

Because it's not expected to last.

According to a weather bulletin by the National Weather Service in Pueblo, "skies should be mostly sunny over the rest of the region with warmer temperatures in most areas" on Sunday. However, the mountain range could get some scattered showers in the afternoon, the weather service predicts.

Otherwise, the region should stay mostly dry.

But a new weather system is developing over the western states and is expected to move into Colorado on Sunday and Monday, bringing in cooler temperatures. "Readings should be cooler Monday and much colder Tuesday," the weather service said in a



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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 10:27:20 -0600
<![CDATA[Friday cooldown expected in Colorado Springs, but weekend should be pleasant]]> http://gazette.com/friday-cooldown-expected-in-colorado-springs-but-weekend-should-be-pleasant/article/1585138?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/friday-cooldown-expected-in-colorado-springs-but-weekend-should-be-pleasant/article/1585138?custom_click=rss

Expect temperatures to cool down Friday but Colorado Springs will stay dry through the weekend.

"A cold front moves through on Friday, bringing an increase in the wind (especially in the afternoon) and cooler temperatures," according to a weather report by Gazette news partner KKTV.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicts a high of 78 degrees Friday, followed by high of 73 on Saturday and 84 on Sunday. It is expected to be mostly sunny and clear until Sunday night, when there will be a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Rain is more likely to come early next week - with a 20 percent chance of afternoon showers and a 30 percent chance of rain into the evening. The predicted high for the day is 74



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Fri, 09 Sep 2016 08:00:13 -0600
<![CDATA[Sunny skies, summer-like temps forecast around Colorado Springs]]> http://gazette.com/sunny-skies-summer-like-temps-forecast-around-colorado-springs/article/1584961?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/sunny-skies-summer-like-temps-forecast-around-colorado-springs/article/1584961?custom_click=rss

Although the first days of fall are inching closer, it's going to be a warm, dry week.

In the National Weather Service's forecast, each day through the weekend is described as either "sunny" or "mostly sunny," and temperatures will remain in the high 70s or low 80s.

Nights will be either "partly cloudy" or "mostly clear."

There will be a high of 82 Wednesday, a high of 83 Thursday and a high of 77 Friday.

"We'll cool off slightly for the start of the weekend but remain dry," according to a weather report by Gazette news partner KKTV. "Our next chance for storms doesn't return to the forecast until Monday of next week.



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Wed, 07 Sep 2016 06:30:55 -0600
<![CDATA[No fall feeling in second week of September for Colorado Springs]]> http://gazette.com/no-fall-feeling-in-second-week-of-september-for-colorado-springs/article/1584879?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/no-fall-feeling-in-second-week-of-september-for-colorado-springs/article/1584879?custom_click=rss

The calendar has turned to September, but that doesn't mean fall is here quite yet.

This week will very much feel like summer in Colorado Springs.

Temperatures will be in the 80s most of the week, dipping slightly to 77 degrees heading into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo. The seven-day forecast advertises "sunny" or "mostly sunny" skies all week with low chances of thunderstorms on Tuesday.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible after 2 p.m. Tuesday, but the storms won't pack much of a punch in Colorado Springs, the weather service said.

Storms will mostly develop across the southeast plains, the weather service said.



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Tue, 06 Sep 2016 08:39:07 -0600