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Significant Severe Weather and Heavy Rain Continue for the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, with some strong tornadoes and very large hail, will continue across central portions of the country through early Thursday morning. Very heavy rainfall on already saturated and flooded ground, will produce more significant flooding in these areas. Severe thunderstorm and heavy rain threats continue across the Central and Southern Plains on Thursday. Read More >

Ready to Plant Spring Flowers?

Although it has been fairly mild across south central and southeast Colorado, it still may be too early to plant your Spring flowers. The following Freeze/Frost information for Alamosa, Colorado Springs and Pueblo has been compiled from NWS Pueblo and NCEI (NCDC) Data.

Alamosa

Mean Date of Last Freeze.....…...............June 7th

Earliest Date of Last Freeze............May 6th, 2009

Latest Date of Last Freeze…..…….July 2nd, 1997

Last Year's Last Freeze………......June 2nd (29 F)

 

There is a 90 percent and 50 percent chance, respectively, of the following temperature thresholds by the specified date:

36 F

June 11th

36 F

June 28th

32 F

May 26th

32 F

June 9th

28 F

May 12th

28 F

May 28th

 

Colorado Springs

Mean Date of Last Freeze….........………May 8th

Earliest Date of Last Freeze...........April 6th, 1977

Latest Date of Last Freeze.…......June 18th, 1912

Last Year's Last Freeze………....April 27th (30 F) 

 

There is a 90 percent and 50 percent chance, respectively, of the following temperature thresholds by the specified date:

36 F

April 30th

36 F

May 15th

32 F

April 24th

32 F

May  4th

28 F

April  8th

28 F

April 22nd

 

Pueblo

Mean Date of Last Freeze……...….…April 29th  

Earliest Date of Last Freeze....March 31st, 1967

Latest Date of Last Freeze….....June 2nd, 1919

Last Year's Last Freeze….….....April 27th (28 F)

 

There is a 90 percent and 50 percent chance, respectively, of the following temperature thresholds by the specified date:

36 F

April 28th

36 F

May 12th

32 F

April 16th

32 F

April 30th

28 F

April   8th

28 F

April 20th

 

Temperature Occurrence Probabilities for other selected Colorado cities can be found at the following:

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climatenormals/clim20supp1/states/CO.pdf