Calm and cloudy overnight, strong cold front arrives Wednesday

Posted at 4:45 PM, Apr 16, 2019

Tonight’s Forecast:
Tonight we’ll see clouds fill up the sky with light winds and mild low temperatures ahead of a strong cold front. The system will push through Wednesday morning, bringing strong winds and much colder air to southern Colorado. Scattered showers will develop in the Pikes Peak region down to Pueblo and Canon City, but some of the best and heaviest rain tomorrow will occur south of highway 50 through Las Animas and Baca counties. The southern mountains will see light snow, mainly the Sangre De Cristo range. Woodland Park will see a mixture of rain and snow through the day, but with little to no accumulation.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low – 39; High – 50. Mostly cloudy overnight with a possible stray shower in the early morning hours. Rain chances increase mid-morning with showers and stronger winds lasting until the early afternoon.

PUEBLO: Low – 48; High – 62.  Mostly cloudy overnight with light winds out of the north-northwest. Showers develop mid-morning Wednesday, along with winds around 20mph, sticking around until late in the afternoon.

CANON CITY: Low – 46; High – 59. Cloudy overnight with light winds out of the west. Rain chances develop before noon Wednesday with a few showers.

WOODLAND PARK: Low – 35; High – 42. – 33. Mostly clear overnight with light winds out of the west-northwest. Showers develop midmorning with a possible rain/snow mix before expected rain for the remainder of the afternoon.

TRI-LAKES: Low – 39; High – 47. Partly cloudy overnight with light winds out of the northwest. Showers develop early Wednesday morning and taper off after lunch.

PLAINS: Low – 47; High – 64. Mostly cloudy overnight with light winds out of the north-northwest. Fire danger will be elevated Wednesday to due stronger wind gusts throughout the day.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low – 43; High – 52. Mostly cloudy overnight with winds out of the west-southwest. Showers will begin to form early Wednesday morning with rain expected all day long.

As showers taper off late Wednesday we’ll return to Spring-like conditions across the region with sun and temperatures in the 60s for the Springs and Walsenburg, 70s for Pueblo and Cañon City.  Higher elevations in Woodland Park and Tri-Lakes will remain in the mid-50s with clear skies.  Stronger wind conditions will continue across the plains of eastern and southeastern Colorado bringing greater fire danger throughout the region.  Precipitation returns Sunday with light showers for most, snow opportunities for higher elevations.