More heat and fire danger to start the week

Daniel Forster Memorial Park Colorado Springs
Posted at 5:43 AM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 14:57:20-04

Today’s Forecast:
The hot and dry weather pattern persists to start this week. Red flag warnings are in place for the eastern plains up to I-25, into the Arkansas river basin in Fremont and Chaffee county, and through the San Luis Valley. Humidity will drop less than 15%. Winds may gust up to 40 mph.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 92; Low: 58. Hot today with breezy winds and low humidity. Red Flag Warning.

PUEBLO: High: 99; Low: 61. Very hot today with dry air and breezy winds. Red Flag Warning.

CANON CITY: High: 96; Low: 61. Hot today with sunshine. Winds will be breezy. Red Flag Warning.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 80; Low: 51. Humidity will be high enough to prevent a red flag warning, but temperatures will still be very warm.

TRI-LAKES: High: 80s; Low: 50s. Mid 80s today with sun and breezy winds. Red Flag Warning.

PLAINS: High: 90s/100s; Low: 60s. Very hot with strong winds. Isolated shower possible in Las Animas or Baca county. Red Flag Warning.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 80s/90s; Low: 60s. Hot and gusty today. An isolated shower is possible this afternoon, with little moisture expected. Red Flag Warning.

Extended Outlook:
More red flag warnings in the same spots are likely on Tuesday, and perhaps on Wednesday as the weather pattern stays the same. Thursday morning a cold front will move in and drop daily highs by about 5-10 degrees. Isolated thunderstorms are more likely in the back half of the week.