Monsoon thunderstorms in Colorado on Father's Day weekend

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Posted at 5:34 PM, Jun 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-17 19:34:21-04

Tonight's Forecast:
Tonight will be clear and unusually warm in southern Colorado.

Colorado Springs forecast: Low: 63; High: 86; Not as hot on Saturday with S wind 15 mph gusting to 30 mph. There is a chance of afternoon thunderstorms tomorrow.

Pueblo forecast: Low: 65; High: 93; Hot with SSW wind at 10 mph gusting to 25 mph. Slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms.

Canon City forecast: Low: 65; High: 90; Hot with afternoon showers and thunderstorms to cool you down. SW wind at 15 mph gusting to 30 mph.

Woodland Park forecast: Low: 55; High: 79; Warm with afternoon showers and thunderstorms likely. SSW wind at 15-20 mph gusting to 30 mph.

Tri-Lakes forecast: Low: 59; High: 81; Very warm with a slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms.

Plains forecast: Low: 60s; High: 90s; Slightly cooler on Saturday with mid to upper 90s and breezy winds.

Walsenburg and Trinidad forecast: Low: 61/63; High: 84/88; Warm with afternoon thunderstorms possible and breezy winds.

Mountains forecast: Low: 50s; High: 70s; Widespread showers and thunderstorms expected throughout the day with lightning, heavy downpours, gusty winds, and small hail possible.

Extended outlook forecast:
The wet pattern remains in the mountains through at least Monday. The best chance for I-25 and the eastern plains to see showers will be on Sunday afternoon. Temperatures remain warm and close to seasonal averages.

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