Bitterly cold overnight with sunny and dry skies Tuesday

Westcliffe Sunset over the Sangre De Cristos
Posted at 5:40 PM, Dec 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 00:26:59-05

Tonight's Forecast:
Clearing cloud cover and light winds overnight spell cold weather across southern Colorado. We're going to see temperatures drop into the low 20s, teens, and even a few single digits out in the mountain valleys by Tuesday morning. Mostly sunny skies return for Tuesday afternoon, allowing a modest warm up into the 40s out east of the mountains. No rain or snow falls in our region Tuesday, with dry skies also expected out west across the mountains.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 18; High: 45. Very cold tonight with clearing skies and light winds. Tuesday will be mostly sunny and dry.

PUEBLO: Low: 14; High: 49. Bitter cold air overnight under clear skies and calm winds. Tuesday looks warmer and sunny with continued calm winds.

CANON CITY: Low: 23; High: 47. Cold tonight with clearing skies and calm winds. Tuesday also looks calm and a bit warmer with sunny skies.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 14; High: 38. Very cold tonight with lows in the teens through Tuesday morning. Tuesday afternoon looks sunny and dry with light winds.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 10s; High: 30s. Very cold tonight with mostly clear skies and calm winds. Tuesday will also be calm but warmer with mostly sunny skies.

PLAINS: Low: 20; High: 40s. Very cold air is expected out across the plains with calm winds. Tuesday will be sunny and warm with light winds.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 20s; High: 40s. Cold with slowly clearing cloud cover and light winds. Tuesday looks dry and sunny with a bit of a breeze.

Extended Outlook:
We are going to stay dry and chilly this week with primarily dry skies and highs in the 40s to 50s across the region. The next rain or snow chance across Colorado comes on Friday either in the afternoon or the evening. Snow chances linger into the weekend, but with low confidence as of now.