A hot, dry and windy forecast on Sunday

Marble, Colorado
Posted at 6:37 PM, Sep 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-28 21:37:44-04

Tonight’s Forecast: Breezy tonight, with the southwest flow increasing over the next 24 hours. The wind will actually keep overnight lows up from last night. A Red Flag Warning is in effect through 7 pm Sunday for most of Southern Colorado. High fire danger will be the big weather story as we close out the weekend.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low - 50; High - 82. Strong south/southwest winds will howl across the Springs on Sunday. Peak gusts in town could top 40 mph. In addition to the wind, it will be a hot and dry end to the weekend.

PUEBLO: Low - 54; High - 89. Sunny, dry and windy in Pueblo for the end of the weekend. Daytime highs will be almost 15 degrees warmer than Saturday, approaching 90 degrees for the afternoon.

CANON CITY: Low - 58; High - 86. Mostly sunny skies on Sunday, with no threat of rain for Canon City. The big story will be the wind, with gusts up to 40 mph from late morning on.

WOODLAND PARK: Low - 47; High - 73. Temperatures will rebound back into the 70s on Sunday in the mountains of Teller County. Wind gusts here could reach 50 mph, with the potential for flying debris due to the strong wind.

TRI-LAKES: Low - 40s; High - 70s. After a cool and pleasant start to the weekend, Sunday's forecast will be much warmer and much windier. Red Flag Warning conditions throughout the day, with wind gusts of 40-50 mph.

PLAINS: Low - 50s; High - 80s/90s. The heat is on for the Plains, with highs back into the upper 80s and lower 90s on Sunday. Wind gusts could top 40 mph during the day.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low - 50s; High - 70s/80s. Sunshine will make for a pretty Sunday, but the wind will be the big story. Red Flag Warnings will stay in effect here until at least Sunday evening.

Extended Outlook: Sunday's warm-up continues into Monday, with highs well above average to start the work week. High fire danger continues through Monday as well as it will remain windy and very dry. Cooler weather returns for the middle of next week, with temperatures down a good 10 to 20 degrees. A mid-week cold front also brings us a slight chance of showers for the second half of the week.