Hot again today with fewer daytime and evening thunderstorms

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Posted at 6:12 AM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 09:04:30-04

Today’s Forecast:
We're forecasting more heat across southern Colorado, but with fewer daytime and evening thunderstorms. A ridge remains in place across the county, and underneath it, Colorado will warm back into the 80s and 90s. Storms will develop in the afternoon and evening, favoring the plains along and south of highway 50, areas south of Pueblo along I-25, and back into the Sangre De Cristos.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 86; Low: 56. Hot today with a mix of clouds and sunshine. While a stay daytime or early evening thunderstorm is possible, chances for rain remain low today.

PUEBLO: High: 93; Low: 58. A few showers with thunder in the early morning, but most of the day is going to be hot and dry. Isolated evening showers or thunderstorms are possible but more likely for areas south of Pueblo.

CANON CITY: High: 89; Low: 59. A few showers in the morning with dry skies expected through mid morning and early afternoon. Mid to late afternoon showers and thunderstorms could develop with more activity possible through the evening hours.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 76; Low: 49. Warm and mostly dry today despite the fact that a stray daytime shower or thunderstorm is possible.

TRI-LAKES: High: 70s; Low: 20s. Very warm and likely staying dry today and tonight.

PLAINS: High: 90s; Low: 60s. Hot with scattered daytime storms developing in the afternoon and moving south to southwest in the early evening. A few storms could be strong with gusts wind, brief downpours and lightning, but severe weather is not expected.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 80s; Low: 50s. Afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms are likely with brief heavy rain, lightning, and strong winds but no severe weather is expected.

Extended Outlook:
Wednesday will be a chance for scattered rain and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, but we'll see them more widespread over the mountains. Thursday and Friday look hot and drier, with the next best chance for rain happening on Saturday.