Showers and a few thunderstorms return to the southern mountains and plains later this morning, with sunshine and down sloping winds to give us a warm afternoon. Rain will move in from New Mexico mid morning, starting in the San Luis Valley, moving to the Sangre De Cristo and Wet Mountains, before drifting east across the plains. No severe weather or flooding is expected, and most of the moisture is expected to stay south of El Paso County. The sunshine will come out this afternoon with warmer and windier conditions through the I-25 corridor. Overnight we'll stay cool and breezy under clear skies.
COLORADO SPRINGS: High - 75; Low - 43. A mix of clouds and sun in the morning with sunny, windy, and warm skies through the afternoon. A few showers could wander into southern and eastern El Paso County, but Colorado Springs should stay dry today.
PUEBLO: High - 79; Low - 45. Cloud cover builds through the morning as a chance for rain increases from the late morning through lunch. Any rain or thunderstorm action will move east out of town in the early afternoon and leave us with a warm and windy end of the day.
CANON CITY: High - 80; Low - 49. A mix of clouds and sun in the morning with sunny, windy, and warm skies through the afternoon. A few showers will wander south of town closer to the Wet Mountains, but nothing should reach Canon City.
WOODLAND PARK: High - 66; Low - 36. A mix of clouds and sunshine in the morning with sunny, warm, and windy skies through the afternoon. Dry skies are expected today through Teller County.
TRI-LAKES: High - 70s; Low - 30s. A mix of clouds and sun in the morning with sunny, windy, and warm skies through the afternoon. No rain is expected in the Tri-Lakes Region.
PLAINS: High - 70s; Low - 40s. Rain will move from Walsenburg and Trinidad out east through the plains, staying mainly along and south of highway 50 from the late morning through the early afternoon. The clouds will be slower to clear in Kiowa and Prowers Counties later today, with clear skies overnight.
WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High - 70s; Low - 40s. Morning showers and thunderstorms leave the mountains and push through Walsenburg and Trinidad, becoming mostly dry but lunch time. The afternoon will be sunnier, windier, and warmer.
A cold front will move through southern Colorado Saturday morning, cooling the region down by about 6 to 8 degrees. A second cold front will come Sunday morning, shaving off another 6 to 8 degrees. The weekend is expected to stay dry, just chilly and windy.