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Hot Wednesday ahead with scattered afternoon thunderstorms

Garden of the Gods
Posted at 4:19 PM, Jul 30, 2019

Tonight’s Forecast: Limited showers will make their way off the mountains this evening. Expect rain to end tonight by 11 pm. Overnight the clouds will clear and temperatures will be mild. Wednesday starts in the 50s and 60s, with heat expected once again. Many spots will remain over 5 degrees above average tomorrow. Scattered thunderstorms are likely in the mountains, isolated thunderstorms along I-25 and east on Wednesday afternoon.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low - 60; High - 92. Tonight will be mild after a very warm afternoon, dropping to the low 60s overnight. The sky will start clear on Wednesday, followed by increasing clouds and a chance for afternoon thunderstorms.

PUEBLO: Low - 64; High - 99. Very hot again tomorrow, starting warm in the mid 60s and inching near 100 by the afternoon. Rain potential is low, with just an isolated mention.

CANON CITY: Low - 64; High - 96. Mild and clearing out tonight, to the mid 60s. Wednesday will be very hot with afternoon clouds and scattered thunderstorms.

WOODLAND PARK: Low - 52; High - 83. Cool tonight, to the low 50s after scattered showers end. Wednesday will be above average to the 80s again, with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

TRI-LAKES: Low - 50s; High - 80s. Wednesday looks very nice for the Tri-lakes, but quite hot to the mid to upper 80s. The sky will be partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms after lunch.

PLAINS: Low - 60s; High - 90s/100s. Tonight will be warm to the mid 60s in the Plains with clear skies waking up Wednesday. The afternoon may see a few clouds, but it will be a hot one once again. The Arkansas river basin will reach the 100s , upper 90s elsewhere. The chance for rain is isolated in the afternoon into the evening.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low - 60s; High - 80s/90s. Upper 80s for Walsenburg tomorrow and mid 90s in Trinidad; it will be another hot summer day. Scattered higher terrain showers are likely, with isolated storms making their way to I-25.

Extended Outlook: Thursday is trending slightly cooler, thanks to a weak cold front. This front may also prompt thunderstorms in the afternoon, mainly for the mountains and areas north of HWY 50. Friday will be another afternoon of mountain and front range showers and the areas south of HWY 50 in the Plains. This trend of afternoon thunderstorms extends into the weekend.