Mother's Day dry and mild, rain returns on Monday

Sangre de Cristo mountains
Posted at 6:13 PM, May 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-09 21:11:28-04

Tonight's Forecast: Saturday night is shaping up to be a nice one across Southern Colorado. The wind will weaken overnight, and with decreasing clouds in the forecast, it will turn cold. Parts of El Paso, Crowley and Kiowa counties are included in a Frost Advisory that goes into effect at 3 am. If freezing temperatures threaten in your area, bring potted plants inside and cover tender vegetation to protect from the cold.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 34; High: 65. Areas of frost early, with mild and dry skies for the afternoon hours. Highs will be near to slightly below seasonal averages.

PUEBLO: Low: 37; High: 72. Mother's Day will be warmer, but still a little below average for this time of the year. Enjoy the nice weather because rain moves back in on Monday.

CANON CITY: Low: 38; High: 71. Dry skies and mild temperatures on Sunday. Perfect weather for Mother's Day!

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 28; High: 57. Cold morning temperatures will give way to a mild mix and sun and clouds, with just a slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 20s/30s; High: 50s/60s. Mostly sunny skies with areas of frost early. Afternoon highs will warm into the upper 50s and lower 60s under partly cloudy skies.

PLAINS: Low: 30s; High: 60s/70s. Chilly morning lows, with areas of frost early. Highs will rebound nicely, topping out in the 60s and 70s.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 30s; High: 70s. A cold morning, and a mild afternoon will make for a gorgeous Mother's Day. Isolated thunderstorms will be possible tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Extended Outlook: We'll see increasing moisture and storm chances beginning Sunday night, continuing into Monday. Overall, Monday looks unsettled and cooler, with rain and isolated thunderstorms capable of producing small hail. Lingering moisture over the mountains will keep a mention of isolated showers in Woodland Park on Tuesday. Otherwise, we'll see a dry and warmer stretch of weather for most of Southern Colorado from next Tuesday through Thursday.