Heavy rain likely this afternoon and evening - localized flooding still possible

Colorado Springs
Posted at 6:22 AM, Jul 28, 2020

Today’s Forecast:
When we wake up to a lot of fog, low clouds, and muggy air, it's usually a good sign for heavy rain to come! Storms will develop over the mountains today and spread into the I-25 corridor and plains from the afternoon through the evening hours. There will be plenty of moisture available for heavy rain, and there could be some local flooding issues across the region.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 82; Low: 57. Patchy fog in the morning with showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Storm timing seems to be most likely between 3 to 5 pm today, with heavy rain and a possibility for localized street flooding across town, particularly flood prone areas east of I-25.

PUEBLO: High: 86; Low: 60. Fog will stay dense in the morning hours but we'll clear things out and make room for showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Storm timing seems most likely between 4 to 6 pm today. The strongest storms seem north up by El Paso County, but we have enough moisture for heavy rain and a small chance for localized flooding.

CANON CITY: High: 83; Low: 58. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible in the afternoon, but coverage will be very spotty so it is possible Canon City will be missed by the rain. There will be pockets of heavy rain that form in Fremont County, but flooding is not expected at this time.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 72; Low: 51. Strong showers and thunderstorms are likely this afternoon, mainly between 2 to 4 pm. While heavy rain is likely, localized flooding chances remain small.

TRI-LAKES: High: 70s; Low: 50s. Patchy fog will clear this morning with showers and thunderstorms moving in later this afternoon, likely between 3 to 5 pm. Storms could drop heavy rain but localized flooding chances remain low.

PLAINS: High: 80s; Low: 60s. Patchy dense fog in the morning with showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Storms could still drop heavy rain as they move east of I-25 but according to the current modeling, some of the heaviest rain will fall in Otero and Las Animas County from the end of the day through the evening hours. All rain should dry up by 10 pm to midnight.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 80s; Low: 50s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms develop in the late afternoon, but some of the heaviest rain will likely fall east of both towns in Las Animas County. There could still be a couple of rogue storms with heavy rain that move out of the mountains.

Extended Outlook:
We're going to be hotter an drier on Wednesday with highs back in the upper 80s and mid 90s. Storms could still show up across the plains tomorrow, but they will be scattered and not as powerful. Thursday looks a bit cooler and windy with more dry daytime conditions. Storm chances start to return on Friday with additional chances through the weekend.