Beautiful weather is ahead, but you still need to be prepared for some storms

Posted at 6:53 PM, Sep 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-21 10:29:48-04

Tonight’s Forecast:

A Red Flag Warning should be allowed to expire tonight at 8 pm. Strong wind gusts to 40 mph early this evening will taper off during the overnight hours. Once the wind weakens...cooler air will settle in, providing the mountains with chilly overnight lows. Along the Front Range, lows tonight will drop down to the upper 40s and 50s.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low - 49; High - 76. Nice and cool for the morning hours. Afternoon highs will be cooler than Friday, topping out in the mid 70s. Slight chance of showers in the evening, mostly over the mountains.

PUEBLO: Low - 51; High - 82. The big weather story this weekend will be some significantly cooler temperatures. After highs in the 90s on Friday, highs will only warm into the lower 80s on Saturday.

CANON CITY: Low - 52; High - 79. The heat takes a backseat on Saturday to a cooler and more comfortable forecast. Dry and mostly sunny during the day. Increasing clouds and a slight chance of evening showers.

WOODLAND PARK: Low - 40; High - 68. A chilly morning in Woodland Park will give way a cooler start to the weekend. Look for increasing clouds during the afternoon hours, and a few possible showers or storms by early evening.

TRI-LAKES: Low - 40s; High - 60s/70s. A crisp and blue morning will give way to a mostly sunny and mild afternoon. Rain isn't expected during the day, with a few higher elevation storms possible by early evening.

PLAINS: Low - 50s; High - 80s. After a hot work week, our weather returns to a more seasonal pattern this weekend. Daytime highs will warm into the 80s on Saturday. If you're planning ahead, Sunday should be just as nice.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low - 50s; High - 70s/60s. Cool and dry to start out Saturday morning. Highs for the afternoon will be cooler than what we saw this past work week, with rain not expected during the day.

Extended Outlook:
Bright and beautiful weather returns on Saturday. Temperatures will be cooler, with highs in the 70s to low 80s along the Front Range. A slight chance of showers is possible Saturday night. Otherwise, dry weather will persist throughout the weekend. Warmer weather returns next week, with highs back to the 80s for the Front Range. We'll cool down late next week, with no significant rain chances in our forecast over the next 7 days.