Isolated thunderstorms possible Tuesday over Southern Colorado

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Posted at 6:56 PM, Aug 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-11 00:35:32-04

Tonight's Forecast:
Lingering thunderstorms east of the interstate will wind down by sunset this evening. The overnight hours will be dry and pretty calm, with lows by Tuesday morning dropping down to the 50s and 60s.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 59; High: 91. Our weather stays hot on Tuesday, with highs expected to be nearly 10 degrees above average. A few thunderstorms will be possible during the afternoon and evening hours, with the best chances east of the city.

PUEBLO: Low: 61; High: 97. We'll serve up more summer-time sizzle Tuesday across Pueblo County. Rain is not likely around town, but eastern parts of the county could see a few thunderstorms by late afternoon and evening.

CANON CITY: Low: 63; High: 93. Hot highs on Tuesday, with only an isolated chance for afternoon and evening thunderstorms. Severe weather is not expected.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 51; High: 81. A mix of sun and clouds for Teller County on Tuesday, with increasing clouds by the afternoon and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 50s; High: 80s. Mostly sunny skies early, with increasing clouds for the afternoon and a few isolated thunderstorms possible. Severe weather is not expected on Tuesday.

PLAINS: Low: 50s/60s; High: 90s. Dry skies early will give way to increasing clouds and thunderstorms for the late afternoon and evening hours. Storms across the eastern Plains could turn severe, with large hail and powerful wind gusts to 70 mph the main storm threats.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 50s/60s; High: 90s. Generally dry skies will continue on Tuesday, with highs soaring into the lower and middle 90s for the southern parts of the state.

Extended Outlook:
As the atmosphere over Southern Colorado dries out on Wednesday, highs will heat back up. The hottest days of the week are expected to be Wednesday and Thursday, with the potential for records to be tied or broken in the Springs and Pueblo. The warm-up will also coincide with another bout of dry weather. By the weekend, chances for rain will once again be possible.