A windy start to the week, with near average temperatures

Downtown Colorado Springs
Posted at 6:00 PM, Jan 05, 2020

Tonight's Forecast: Dry skies and gusty winds will continue to be the main weather story tonight over Southern Colorado. Winds will turn northwesterly after midnight as a new storm moves into Colorado from Utah and Wyoming. This storm will bring snow and very strong wind to the Continental Divide through Monday, with travel likely to be impacted.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 23; High: 43. A bright, dry and windy start to the first full week of 2020. Highs will warm into the lower 40s in the Springs, with gusts to 35 mph.

PUEBLO: Low: 20; High: 49. Bright skies on Monday, with breezy northwest winds remaining in the forecast through the afternoon. Gusts to 35 mph.

CANON CITY: Low: 27; High: 48. Sunny and windy on Monday, with highs warming to the upper 40s. Gusts to 45 mph.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 15; High: 34. It will be a cold, bright and windy start to the week in Teller County. Highs will top out just above the freezing mark, with gusts 45-55 mph.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 20s; High: 40s. Windy weather continues into the start of the new week across northern El Paso County. Gusts to 40 mph.

PLAINS: Low: 10s/20s; High: 40s/50s. Sunny skies and a breezy start to the week for the Plains. Highs will warm into the 40s and 50s, with gusts to 25 mph.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 10s/20s; High: 30s/40s. A chilly and windy forecast as we go back to work and school after the holidays. Gusts on Monday to 45 mph.

Extended Outlook: Highs will climb into the 50s on Tuesday and Wednesday thanks to a ridge of high pressure that builds over Southern Colorado. A weaker wind pattern also sets up for the middle of the week. Next storm system arrives Thursday and Friday, with much cooler temperatures ahead and a chance for snow across parts of Southern Colorado.