A windy start to the week for Southern Colorado

Snow in Colorado Springs
Posted at 6:20 PM, Feb 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-23 20:24:09-05

Tonight's Forecast: An area of low pressure will intensify as it moves out of Colorado tonight, with most of the precipitation over the mountains and the far eastern Plains. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in place until 11 pm for the Sangre de Cristo and Wet mountain ranges. Snow levels tonight will stay above 5,500 feet. In addition to the snow, there's also a chance for some isolated thunderstorms tonight across the southeastern corner of the state.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 20; High: 42. A cold front will kick up the wind on Monday. Gusts 30 to 40 mph by the afternoon, with highs only warming into the lower 40s.

PUEBLO: Low: 21; High: 49. Dry skies on Monday, with strong winds the big story. Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph will be possible across the region by the afternoon.

CANON CITY: Low: 25; High: 47. The precipitation is gone as we head back to work and school on Monday, but hold onto your hats. Wind gusts to 40 mph will be possible during the day.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 18; High: 33. After snow on Sunday, we'll see a cold and windy start to the week on Monday. Lows Monday night will be even colder, dropping down to the single digits.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 10s; High: 30s. A chilly and windy start to the week weather wise across nothern El Paso County. The wind be the big story on Monday, with afternoon gusts around 45 mph.

PLAINS: Low: 20s; High: 40s/50s. We'll see more sunshine than clouds on Monday across the Plains. Strong wind gusts to 35 mph will be possible during the day.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 20s; High: 40s/50s. Mostly sunny skies, seasonal temperatures and strong winds as we return to work and school on Monday.

Extended Outlook: The cold front that kicks up on the wind on Monday will keep the wind going through Tuesday. Other than the wind, much colder air will filter in behind the front, with highs on Tuesday only warming into the 20s and 30s. Lows Wednesday morning will be some of the coldest of the month, with single digits and negative lows. Wednesday remains chilly with a warm-up to follow late next week.