A few showers and thunderstorms in the mountains and I-25 will linger until sunset. Winds will be variable this evening, breezy through sunset then calming overnight.
Monday Labor Day Forecast:
Labor Day will be sunny, dry, and breezy in southern Colorado. Winds will be from the SW gusting 20-30 mph. Temperatures will remain about 10 degrees above average.
It will be breezy and dry enough to prompt a RED FLAG WARNING from noon until 8 pm for the counties highlighted in red below:
Colorado Springs forecast: Low: 57; High: 90;
Sunny with SW wind at 10-15 mph gusting to 30 mph.
Pueblo forecast: Low: 61; High: 96;
RED FLAG WARNING from noon until 8 p.m. Sunny with WSW wind at 15 mph gusting to 35 mph.
Canon City forecast: Low: 62; High: 92;
Sunny with WSW wind at 15 mph gusting to 30 mph.
Woodland Park forecast: Low: 50; High: 80;
Mostly sunny with SW wind at 10 mph gusting to 20 mph.
Tri-Lakes forecast: Low: 54; High: 84;
Sunny with WSW wind at 10-15 mph gusting to 30 mph.
Plains forecast: Low: 50s/60s; High: 90s/100s;
RED FLAG WARNING for Crowley and Otero Counties from noon until 8 p.m. SW wind will be from 10-15 mph gusting 30-35 mph.
Walsenburg and Trinidad forecast: Low: 60/61; High: 88/91;
RED FLAG WARNING for eastern Huerfano and eastern Las Animas Counties from noon until 8 p.m. WSW wind at 15 mph gusting to 35 mph.
Mountains forecast: Low: 40s/50s; High: 70s/80s;
Mostly sunny and dry on Monday with warm temperatures from the mid-70s to low-80s and breezy westerly winds.
Extended outlook forecast:
A dry cold front will knock down temperatures by about 5-10 degrees on Tuesday and back to seasonable levels for early September. But expect temperatures to slowly rise back up to 5-10 degrees above average through the rest of the week. It will be a dry week in southern Colorado.
Curious about the First Alert 5 Weather Storm Impact Scale? Check out our cheatsheet explainer.
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