More rain Thursday with isolated strong thunderstorms

Lightning over Pikes Peak
Posted at 5:28 PM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 00:42:35-04

Tonight’s Forecast: Showers and thunderstorms are moving very slowly across southern Colorado this evening, and will continue to move east-southeast until about midnight then dissipate. High humidity will keep some heat around and temperatures will stay mild overnight. More rain is likely on Thursday, with a marginal risk of severe storms. Many cities will be under a First Alert5 Weather Alert Day for the potential of either flash flooding, hail, or both.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low - 62; High - 82. Thursday is a Weather Alert Day. The sky will be partly to mostly cloudy with cooler than average temperatures. Thunderstorms are possible after 2 pm until the evening. Isolated storms may be strong with gusty winds and hail.

PUEBLO: Low - 65; High - 91. Beulah and the Wet Mountains are under a flash flood watch Thursday afternoon and evening. Watch for a late afternoon and early evening thunderstorm in Pueblo which may produce heavy rain, lightning, strong winds, and hail.

CANON CITY: Low - 65; High - 88. Thursday is a Weather Alert Day. A flash flood watch is in effect Thursday afternoon and evening for the Wet Mountains and Sangre De Cristos. Tomorrow will be a quick warm up in Canon City before early afternoon showers begin to develop and last off and on through the evening.

WOODLAND PARK: Low - 54; High - 74. Thursday is a Weather Alert Day. The severe weather threat is low, but the flash flood threat is higher. No flash flood watches are in place for Teller county as of Wednesday night, but isolated storms may still produce enough rain for a flash flood warning to be issued.

TRI-LAKES: Low - 50s; High - 70s. Thursday is a Weather Alert Day. Temperatures will be cooler tomorrow, to the upper 70s. Thunderstorms are possible in the early afternoon until evening, with heavy rain, hail, and strong wind possible.

PLAINS: Low - 60s; High - 80s/90s. Thursday is a Weather Alert Day. Expect 90s near the Arkansas river tomorrow, upper 80s elsewhere. Then in the late afternoon into the night, thunderstorms will move east into the Plains. There is a risk for severe weather tomorrow, with strong winds being the main threat, and hail also possible.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low - 50s/60s; High - 80s. Thursday is a Weather Alert Day. A flash flood watch is in effect Thursday afternoon and evening for all of Huerfano county and high elevations in western Las Animas county. Numerous showers and thunderstorms are likely from early afternoon until early evening.

Extended Outlook: There is potential for rain through the weekend as the atmosphere stays saturated with monsoon flow. Storms on Friday may be strong, with a marginal risk of severe weather. Temperatures will stay near average or slightly below.