A strong storm system to our northwest will impact Colorado today with high winds, dry air on the plains, and high humidity in the mountains.
RED FLAG WARNING: Dry air, very strong winds, and possible dry thunderstorms lead to fire weather conditions. Our entire region is under this warning.
HIGH WIND WARNING: The plains, front range mountains, and San Luis valley will see strong southerly winds gusting up to 60 mph today.
Severe weather risk: The majority of the state has a chance of thunderstorms today, with the lowest chance at the southeast corner of Colorado. The highest threat for severe weather will be in the mountains and western slope.
Colorado is in for a doozy of a weather day. Starting with the greatest threat in the plains and southern front range mountains.... RED FLAG WARNING in effect Sat/Sun. Low humidity, wind, and dry thunderstorms. (1/4) pic.twitter.com/ccyAp1oY7Y— Alex O'Brien (@WXAlexOBrien) June 6, 2020
COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 83; Low: 53. Still above average temperatures today. Windy through the afternoon, with strong thunderstorms possible this evening.
PUEBLO: High: 90; Low: 55. Hot today with very gusty winds. This evening isolated thunderstorms are possible.
CANON CITY: High: 84; Low: 55. Warm today but cooler than recently, with gusty afternoon winds. Thunderstorms likely this afternoon, some may be strong.
WOODLAND PARK: High: 75; Low: 48. Warm today with gusty winds. This afternoon strong thunderstorms are possible.
TRI-LAKES: High: 70s; Low: 40s. Mid 70s today with very gusty winds. An afternoon to evening strong thunderstorm is possible.
PLAINS: High: 90s/100s; Low: 60s. Upper 90s and 100s today with very strong wind gusts. Dry thunderstorms are possible in the evening.
WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 80s; Low: 50s. Upper 80s and gusty today. Isolated dry thunderstorm possible in the afternoon.
Sunday is dry overall, with the thunderstorms threat diminishing. The fire danger remains though as humidity drops below 10%. Winds will be gusty but not as strong as Saturday.