Hot temperatures creep back into Colorado

Sunflowers in Greeley, CO
Posted at 5:38 PM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 00:32:16-04

Tonight’s Forecast: Tonight will be comfortable in the 60s and 70s until sunset. Once the sun goes down, temperatures will be quite chilly tonight, to the 40s in most mountain valleys, and 50 for the front range and Plains. Low clouds are possible again by Wednesday morning, especially in the Plains.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 52; High: 86. Wednesday starts with a few clouds with cool temperatures in the morning. Then we warm quickly, to the upper 70s and low 80s through lunch time. Highs will climb back to above average in the Springs, to the mid 80s. The sky should stay clear in the afternoon.

PUEBLO: Low: 55; High: 91. Starting quite cool tomorrow in the mid 50s, with a few morning clouds. Lunch time temperatures will be in the low 80s. The afternoon Wednesday will be sunny and hot, to the low 90s.

CANON CITY: Low: 57; High: 93. Wednesday starts cool in the upper 50s, then climbs quickly to the low 90s. The sky will be mostly clear with a breeze.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 45; High: 80. Very nice day tomorrow, starting chilly in the mid 40s with sunshine. The afternoon will be very sunny, reaching 80 in Woodland Park. Enjoy some time outside in the warmth.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 50s; High: 80s. Low 50s are expected Wednesday morning, warming to the 70s through lunch time. High temperatures will be in the low 80s for the Tri-lakes. The sky will be mostly sunny during the day.

PLAINS: Low: 50s; High: 80s/90s. Dropping to the upper 50s tonight, with low clouds in the morning. Some patchy fog is possible. The Arkansas river valley will be in the low to mid 90s tomorrow, and upper 80s elsewhere in the Plains.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 50s; High: 80s. A shower is possible before sunset tonight. Tomorrow is trending mostly clear and very warm. Walsenburg will make it to the low 80s and Trinidad will be in the upper 80s Wednesday.

Extended Outlook: Thursday will be the hottest day of the week, with 90s for the I-25 corridor and the Plains. The mountains will be in the 70s and 80s. Then Friday our next cold front arrives, which drops high temperatures by at least 10 degrees. There is a good chance of scattered afternon showers and thunderstorms Friday. Saturday stays near average with an isolated shower. Heat is expected to gradually increase through Labor Day weekend, back to the 90s for the holiday.