Hotter and drier on Wednesday, with isolated mountain storms

Summer sunset over Colorado Springs
Posted at 7:25 PM, Jul 28, 2020

Tonight's Forecast:
Showers and thunderstorms will be winding down early this evening across Southern Colorado. Overnight we should turn mostly clear, with comfortable overnight lows across the region.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 55; High: 89. A weak disturbance coming off of the mountains could pop a few showers and thunderstorms over the Pikes Peak Region on Wednesday. Otherwise, we're looking at a hotter and drier afternoon.

PUEBLO: Low: 58; High: 96. Scorching heat is back in the forecast on Wednesday. While we're not expecting a ton of rain, there could be some isolated showers and thunderstorms that cool us down in the afternoon.

CANON CITY: Low: 58; High: 93. Toasty highs on Wednesday, with only a few isolated thunderstorms on tap for the afternoon hours.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 51; High: 80. Bright and sunny skies early, with increasing clouds and the chance for spotty to scattered afternoon thunderstorms across Teller County, mainly over the mountains.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 50s; High: 80s. Highs will bounce back into the 80s on Wednesday as high pressure heats up our weather. Other than a few isolated thunderstorms, most of the day will be on the dry side.

PLAINS: Low: 60s; High: 90s. Heating up across the Plains again on Wednesday, with highs soaring back into the 80s. A few storms could pop by late afternoon before dying down in the evening.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 50s; High: 80s/90s. Hotter and drier on Wednesday, with highs warming into the upper 80s and lower 90s. Isolated non-severe storms will be possible by the afternoon.

Extended Outlook:
A cold front will knock temperatures down a few degrees on Thursday, with mainly dry skies continuing across Southern Colorado. The front will bring some gusty winds to the forecast and possibly some isolated thunderstorms by Thursday evening. Better storm chances return on Friday, with scattered afternoon thunderstorms in your forecast through the end of the weekend.