<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - weather]]> http://gazette.com/rss/weather Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:24:43 -0700 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Snow, finally? It could happen in Colorado Springs]]> http://gazette.com/snow-finally-it-could-happen-in-colorado-springs/article/1617115?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/snow-finally-it-could-happen-in-colorado-springs/article/1617115?custom_click=rss

Another sunny, mild day is in store for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region before the weather shifts toward wintry conditions.

According to the National Weather Service in Pueblo, temperatures are projected to stay in the 50s on Wednesday with mostly sunny skies.

Colorado Springs could see a high near 54 degrees. The record for Dec. 13 is 69 degrees, set in 1988.

But a storm is forecast to move into the area Wednesday evening, possibly bringing in some snow Thursday. However, Gazette news partner KKTV said on social media that the "snowfall totals not looking overly impressive."

KKTV predicts up to an inch of snow in northern El Paso and Teller counties.



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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:59:32 -0700
<![CDATA[Forecast: Above average temperatures expected this week in Colorado Springs; flurries in the mountains]]> http://gazette.com/forecast-above-average-temperatures-expected-this-week-in-colorado-springs-flurries-in-the-mountains/article/1617042?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/forecast-above-average-temperatures-expected-this-week-in-colorado-springs-flurries-in-the-mountains/article/1617042?custom_click=rss

Colorado Springs will continue to stay dry with above average temperatures this week, meteorologists say.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted a high of 65 degrees Tuesday, 54 degrees Wednesday and 44 degrees Thursday.

The average temperature for this week is 44 degrees, according to weather service data.

No rain is expected this week, although the northern mountains may see light snow- up to 3 inches- Wednesday night, OpenSnow meteorologist Joel Gratz reported.

"This will not be a big storm, but every flake counts, and there could be a bit of fresh snow to enjoy on Thursday morning," Gratz said, referring to the recent scarcity of snow in the Colorado high country.



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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:06:33 -0700
<![CDATA[Warm week on tap for Colorado Springs; fire danger lingers]]> http://gazette.com/warm-week-on-tap-for-colorado-springs-fire-danger-lingers/article/1616981?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/warm-week-on-tap-for-colorado-springs-fire-danger-lingers/article/1616981?custom_click=rss

The National Weather Service in Pueblo is forecasting another warm week with potential for fire danger for Colorado Springs.

The high temperature for Monday is expected to be 57 degrees. Winds out of the north are expected to average 7 to 11 mph with wind gusts as high as 16 mph.

A red flag warning will be in effect for parts of Elbert and all of Lincoln counties from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The warning indicates that critical fire conditions are occurring, including strong winds, low humidity and warm temperature.

The overnight low is expected to be 23 degrees. Tuesday is likely to be warmer than Monday, the weather service forecasts. The high temperature will be 62 degrees followed by a low temperature of 27 degrees



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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:39:14 -0700
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Snow slows or shuts down much of normally sunny Deep South]]> http://gazette.com/photos-snow-slows-or-shuts-down-much-of-normally-sunny-deep-south/article/1616892?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/photos-snow-slows-or-shuts-down-much-of-normally-sunny-deep-south/article/1616892?custom_click=rss

ATLANTA — Snowfall shrouding much of the Deep South began tapering off early Saturday, but freezing temperatures kept roads slick and thousands without electricity throughout the region while planes remained grounded at the world's busiest airport.

Forecasters warned that moisture on the roadways could freeze and cause black ice to form. The National Weather Service said that while snow flurries would end by midday in areas including metro Atlanta, temperatures at or below freezing could cause transparent layers of thin ice to form on bridges and other elevated roadways.

The frigid temperatures behind a cold front combined with moisture off the Gulf of Mexico to bring unusual wintry weather to parts of the South.



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Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:55:27 -0700
<![CDATA[Forecast: Temperatures continue to climb in Colorado Springs; dry weather ahead]]> http://gazette.com/forecast-temperatures-continue-to-climb-in-colorado-springs-dry-weather-ahead/article/1616873?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/forecast-temperatures-continue-to-climb-in-colorado-springs-dry-weather-ahead/article/1616873?custom_click=rss

Temperatures will continue to climb through the weekend in Colorado Springs, meteorologists say.

"After a chilly start to your Saturday, we'll see A LOT less wind and warmer temperatures," Gazette news partner KKTV reported. "Sunday through the middle of next week will be dry and mild."

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted highs of 58 degrees Saturday, 61 degrees Sunday and 55 degrees Monday. Sunny skies are expected each day.

On average, the high temperature is 42 degrees on Dec. 9, 10 and 11, weather service data show.

Nights will be slightly warmer too, but temperatures are still expected to dip below freezing, with lows of 26 degrees Saturday night, 29 degrees Sunday night and 27 degrees Monday



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Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:11:19 -0700
<![CDATA[Southern snowfall isn't deep, but inspires weather worries]]> http://gazette.com/southern-snowfall-isnt-deep-but-inspires-weather-worries/article/1616812?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/southern-snowfall-isnt-deep-but-inspires-weather-worries/article/1616812?custom_click=rss

Snow fell across parts of the Deep South early Friday, causing Southerners to panic and rush toward the grocery store even as forecasters predicted any accumulations would melt quickly.



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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:24:40 -0700
<![CDATA[Forecast: High fire danger in Colorado Springs and I-25 corridor]]> http://gazette.com/forecast-high-fire-danger-in-colorado-springs-and-i-25-corridor/article/1616806?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/forecast-high-fire-danger-in-colorado-springs-and-i-25-corridor/article/1616806?custom_click=rss

After a dusting of snow overnight in parts of El Paso and Teller counties, dry and windy conditions pose serious fire risk in the area Friday, meteorologists say.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo issued a Red Flag Warning for all of the Interstate 25 corridor and southeastern plains due gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuel buildup. Avoid starting any fires across southeastern Colorado Springs.

Temperatures are expected to be in the low 50s with wind gusts as high as 45 mph.

"Friday will offer strong wind and high fire danger," said Gazette news partner KKTV. "High temperatures will be a lot warmer, topping out in the 50s for most of us. However, the strong wind will make it feel quite a bit cooler than



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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 07:23:46 -0700
<![CDATA[Forecast: One last day of cold before a sunny, warm weekend]]> http://gazette.com/forecast-one-last-day-of-cold-before-a-sunny-warm-weekend/article/1616717?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/forecast-one-last-day-of-cold-before-a-sunny-warm-weekend/article/1616717?custom_click=rss

Colorado Springs might see a dusting of snow before the end of this week's cold spell, metereologists say.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted a high of 32 degrees and low of 24 degrees Tuesday with a 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1 a.m.

"Better flurry chances move into northern El Paso county and Teller county this afternoon and evening," said Gazette news partner KKTV. "The better snow chances will be for the mountains SW of Pueblo, where up to 2" is possible."

Winds also are expected to pick up in the afternoon, with wind chills in the teens and single digits, KKTV said.

The sun will come out and temperatures will rise significantly Friday, with highs expected in the low to mid-50s.



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Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:38:50 -0700
<![CDATA[Colorado Springs forecast: Weekend thaw coming our way]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-forecast-weekend-thaw-coming-our-way/article/1616645?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-forecast-weekend-thaw-coming-our-way/article/1616645?custom_click=rss

Cold temperatures are expected to stick around until Friday, meteorologists say, leaving Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region with excellent weekend weather.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo forecast a high of 31 degrees for Friday and 30 degrees Thursday. Winds are expected to pick up Thursday as well, with blustery gusts as high as 30 mph.

The weather service forecast a high of 54 degrees Friday with some milder winds and a high of 58 and 57 degrees, respectively, Saturday and Sunday.



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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:20:41 -0700
<![CDATA[Colorado Springs forecast: Cold temps before warmup later this week]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-forecast-cold-temps-before-warmup-later-this-week/article/1616577?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-forecast-cold-temps-before-warmup-later-this-week/article/1616577?custom_click=rss

The weather forecast for the next few days: cold, cold, then a little warmup.

Temperatures across the Pikes Peak region are expected to be in the 30s and 40s on Tuesday with sunny skies and light winds, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo. The day is forecast to start off cold with temperatures in the teens and single digits.

Colorado Springs could see a high near 41 degrees on Tuesday.

Even colder conditions are expected to hit the city Wednesday and Thursday with temperatures reaching projected highs of 35 and 37 degrees, respectively, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo.

On Friday, Colorado Springs could see an increase in temperatures as it is projected to hit a high of 50



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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 07:16:25 -0700
<![CDATA[Much cooler week ahead for Colorado Springs]]> http://gazette.com/much-cooler-week-ahead-for-colorado-springs/article/1616519?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/much-cooler-week-ahead-for-colorado-springs/article/1616519?custom_click=rss

It's beginning to feel a little more like December with much cooler temperatures in Colorado Springs.

The high temperature for Monday is 37 degrees with high winds of 20 to 30 mph throughout the day, the National Weather Service in Pueblo forecasts.

Wind gusts could be as high as 45 mph, the weather service said.

El Paso and Teller counties along with parts of Fremont County are on a hazardous weather outlook Monday due to strong winds winds and light snow in mountainous areas.

Monday night's low temperature of 14 degrees is forecast.

Tuesday is set to be slightly warmer with a high temperature of 42 degrees and a low temperature of 21 degrees.



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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 09:15:55 -0700
<![CDATA[Colorado Springs forecast: Cold front to move in after warm Sunday]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-forecast-cold-front-to-move-in-after-warm-sunday/article/1616467?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-forecast-cold-front-to-move-in-after-warm-sunday/article/1616467?custom_click=rss

Chances of snow have cleared from the Monday forecast, meterologists say.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo revised its Monday weather prediction, forecasting a mostly sunny and breezy start to the work week with a high of 42 degrees.

Temperatures are expected to stay in the low to mid-60s Sunday before the cold front moves through the Pikes Peak Region.

The weather service expects a high of 38 degrees Tuesday, 40 degrees Wednesday and 43 degrees Thursday with no chance for precipitation any day this week.

Joel Gratz, a meterologist with OpenSnow, still expects 3 to 6 inches of fresh snow in the mountains Sunday night into Monday morning.



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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:21:11 -0700
<![CDATA[Forecast: Pleasant temps expected for Saturday's Festival of Lights Parade in downtown Colorado Springs]]> http://gazette.com/forecast-pleasant-temps-expected-for-saturdays-festival-of-lights-parade-in-downtown-colorado-springs/article/1616417?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/forecast-pleasant-temps-expected-for-saturdays-festival-of-lights-parade-in-downtown-colorado-springs/article/1616417?custom_click=rss

Saturday's Festival of Lights parade will see temperatures in the high 40s, according the the National Weather Service.



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Sat, 02 Dec 2017 12:36:45 -0700
<![CDATA[Forecast: Sunny skies to last through the weekend, possible snow Monday]]> http://gazette.com/forecast-sunny-skies-to-last-through-the-weekend-possible-snow-monday/article/1616343?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/forecast-sunny-skies-to-last-through-the-weekend-possible-snow-monday/article/1616343?custom_click=rss

Skies are expected to stay mostly clear through the end of the weekend before a chance of snow sweeps through Colorado Springs Monday, meterologists say.

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted a high of 64 degrees Friday, 59 degrees Saturday and 65 degrees Sunday, with clouds filtering in and out each day.

Festival of Lights parade-goers should expect temperatures to drop from the mid-50s to 40 degrees between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Temperatures will then drop Monday to a high of 43 degrees and a low of 20 degrees with a 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11 a.m.

Clouds are expected to clear Tuesday into the rest of the work week, but temperatures will stay in the 40s, the weather service said.



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Fri, 01 Dec 2017 20:19:06 -0700
<![CDATA[Forecast: Clear, warm weather to continue through the end of the week]]> http://gazette.com/forecast-clear-warm-weather-to-continue-through-the-end-of-the-week/article/1616259?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/forecast-clear-warm-weather-to-continue-through-the-end-of-the-week/article/1616259?custom_click=rss

The sun will continue to shine over the Pikes Peak region through the end of the week, meterologists say.

"Late week into the weekend looks dry and mild with highs in the 50s and 60s. The Parade of Lights forecast in downtown Colorado Springs continues to look dry and cool," said Gazette news partner KKTV. "Temps will be in the 40s, but it will feel a bit chilly under the night sky. Dress for the occasion. Overall, it will be great hot cocoa and parade viewing weather."

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted clear, sunny skies through Saturday and mostly sunny skies Sunday in Colorado Springs.

The weather service expects a high of 53 degrees Thursday, 63 degrees Friday and 59 degrees Saturday.



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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 07:22:09 -0700