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More thunderstorms in the forecast Sunday, some may be strong

Lightning Colorado Springs
Posted at 7:04 AM, May 16, 2021

Today’s Forecast:
This afternoon, thunderstorms are expected to spark up in the foothills around 1 pm, then move east into the plains through the evening. The I-25 corridor and plains have a chance of seeing severe thunderstorms. The main threats will be hail of 1 inch in diameter or larger and wind gusts over 60 mph.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 70; Low: 46. As long as the sun comes out a bit today, thunderstorms are possible after 1 pm.

PUEBLO: High: 73; Low: 50. Thunderstorms, potentially another severe storm, possible after 2 pm.

CANON CITY: High: 74; Low: 51. Thunderstorms possible today after 1 pm.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 62; Low: 39. Thunderstorms expected today after 1 pm.

TRI-LAKES: High: 60s; Low: 40s. Thunderstorms possible today after 1 pm.

PLAINS: High: 70s; Low: 50s. Strong to severe thunderstorms expected today after 3 pm.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 70s; Low: 40s. Thunderstorms possible today after 2 pm.

MOUNTAINS: High: 60s/70s; Low: 30s/40s. Spotty rain and thunderstorms pop up after noon today.

Extended Outlook:
On Monday thunderstorms and heavy rain will form in the mountains and I-25 corridor, and the eastern plains have another threat for severe thunderstorms. Scattered showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast through at least Thursday.

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