Hot and dry Monday, with Red Flag Warnings and high fire danger

Posted at 5:53 PM, Jun 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-28 19:53:28-04

Tonight's Forecast:
Isolated to spotty showers and thunderstorms early this evening before our weather late tonight turns pretty quiet across Southern Colorado. With westerly flow aloft, overnight lows will be fairly mild across the area, especially the Eastern Plains.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 58; High: 92. Hot weather will continue on Monday before we usher in some cooler mid-week changes. With gusty southwest winds in the forecast and low relative humidity, Red Flag Warnings will go into effect at 11 am.

PUEBLO: Low: 60; High: 99. Hot, dry and windy on Monday. Red Flag Warnings will go into effect across all of Pueblo County at 11 am, and will last until 8 pm.

CANON CITY: Low: 62; High: 97. Red Flag Warnings will go into effect Monday at 11 am across Fremont County due to a hot, dry and windy forecast.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 51; High: 81. Very warm on Monday, with dry skies and breezy southwesterly winds.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 50s; High: 80s. Even though it will be very warm and windy on Monday, Red Flag Warnings are not anticipated across northern El Paso County due to recent beneficial rainfall from late last week.

PLAINS: Low: 60s; High: 90s/100s. Bright skies, strong breezes and sizzling summer temperatures will make for a hot start to the week across the Eastern Plains. Rain is not expected in our eastern counties on Monday.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 60s; High: 90s. A hot and dry start to the week across southern stretches of the state. Wind will also be a factor in the forecast, which has prompted Red Flag Warnings on Monday for Huerfano and Las Animas counties.

Extended Outlook:
A cold front will drop into Southern Colorado on Tuesday, offering up several degrees of cooling to the forecast. It doesn't look like this front will be a big rain-maker, with only a few spotty showers and thunderstorms possible for the higher terrain. Pleasant highs and dry skies return Wednesday and Thursday before increasing rain chances just in time for the holiday weekend.