Heat and more thunderstorms on Sunday in southern Colorado

Lightning Colorado Springs
Posted at 8:09 AM, Jul 03, 2022

Today’s Forecast:
This afternoon will be warm and near seasonable high temperatures. Thunderstorms will pop up in the mountains by 11 am and move to the I-25 corridor by 2 pm with thunderstorms lingering in the region until about 10-11 pm. Watch for heavy rain and lightning with small hail today.

Colorado Springs forecast: High: 87; Low: 58. Warm today with afternoon thunderstorms likely.

Pueblo forecast: High: 95; Low: 63. Hot today with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms.

Canon City forecast: High: 90; Low: 64. Very warm today with afternoon thunderstorms likely.

Woodland Park forecast: High: 78; Low: 51. Comfortable temperatures today with afternoon thunderstorms likely.

Tri-Lakes forecast: High: 83; Low: 56. Warm day ahead with afternoon thunderstorms expected.

Plains forecast: High: 90s; Low: 60s. Mid to upper 90s today with spotty thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.

Walsenburg and Trinidad forecast: High: 84/86; Low: 60/62. A warm day with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon.

Mountains forecast: High: 70s; Low: 50s. Mid-70s today with showers and thunderstorms likely off and on all day.

Extended outlook forecast:
Monday will be hot again, similar to or slightly warmer than today. Thunderstorms on Monday will be more sparse and favor the mountains with a couple of storms making it into the plains. Temperatures stay warm and near average next week with daily thunderstorm chances in southern Colorado. A heat wave with 90s and 100s comes in next weekend.

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