Patchy morning fog with more widespread afternoon fire danger

Pikes Peak Above the Clouds
Posted at 5:30 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 09:22:13-04

Today’s Forecast:
Southern Colorado with start off with patchy fog in a few areas east of the mountains, but most of us will just be cloudy and mild through the morning. West to southwest winds will bring warmer skies today and higher winds. Fire danger is high with widespread Red Flag Warnings lasting into the early evening. Overnight we'll stay breezy and mild with lows back into the 40s and lower 50s.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 78; Low: 47. Mostly cloudy today with high fire danger across central and southern El Paso County. The winds will be strongest in the afternoon.

PUEBLO: High: 84; Low: 50. A mix of clouds and sunshine today with stronger winds in the afternoon and pretty warm daytime conditions. Fire danger is high today in Pueblo.

CANON CITY: High: 81; Low: 50. High fire danger even with patchy early morning fog. The winds will get stronger in the afternoon and the temperatures will warm.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 68; Low: 38. Afternoon clouds and elevated fire danger with dry grass and increasing winds through the afternoon.

TRI-LAKES: High: 70s; Low: 40s. The Tri-Lakes area is not under a Red Flag Warning but fire danger is elevated from relatively dry grasses and gusty afternoon conditions.

PLAINS: High: 80s; Low: 40s. Very high fire danger across the plains with strong, gusty winds especially along and south of highway 50.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 80s; Low: 40s. High fire danger with increasing daytime winds and lower humidity during the afternoon.

Extended Outlook:
Fire danger decreases tomorrow as thunderstorm chances increase. Tomorrow we'll see storm chances increase in the afternoon and early evening, some of which could be strong or severe in the southeast corner of the state. Heavier rain and stronger storms seem possible on Friday, but overcast skies could limit severe chances. We'll see another chance for daytime storms on Saturday, before dry weather returns on Sunday. Next week looks hot and dry.