Bitterly cold temperatures return tonight to Southern Colorado

Winter at Lake DeWeese
Posted at 7:01 PM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 21:45:45-05

Tonight's Forecast: Clear skies and light winds will lead to another very cold night across Southern Colorado. Widespread single digits and teens are set to return through the overnight hours, with the coldest temperatures once again found throughout the San Luis Valley.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 9; High: 43. Morning temperatures in the single digits will give way to a seasonable afternoon. Highs will top out in the lower 40s in the Springs under mostly clear skies.

PUEBLO: Low: 5; High: 45. Freezing cold for the final morning of 2019. Highs will be about 3 to 6 warmer than today, with temperatures warming into the middle 40s.

CANON CITY: Low: 10 High: 44. More typical weather returns for the last day of 2019. Mild and pleasant highs on Tuesday, with west winds 10-15 mph.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 3; High: 37. Morning lows near 0, with daytime highs in the Teller County high country finally above freezing. Strong westerly wind gusts to 35 mph by the evening.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 0s; High: 30s/40s. Dress in layers for the morning, with single digits early in the day. The afternoon will be bright, breezy and warmer.

PLAINS: Low: 0s/10s; High: 40s. A cold start to the day will turn into a nice afternoon. Highs will top out in the 40s, with light southwest breezes during the day.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 0s/10s; High: 30s/40s. We'll see another very cold morning on Tuesday. Highs will be warmer than Monday, topping out in the 30s and 40s.

Extended Outlook: New Year's Eve will be clear and cold, with temperatures in the 10s and 20s around midnight. 2020 starts out mild and dry, with increasing clouds on the way Wednesday night over Southern Colorado. A storm coming out of the Rockies may bring a few light snow showers or snow flurries to the forecast from late Wednesday night into early Thursday. The mountains will see most of the storm however, with snow in the higher elevations from Wednesday to Friday.