A high pressure pattern keeps smoke and heat stuck in Colorado today. Air quality alerts are in place for El Paso and Teller counties.
COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 95; Low: 60. Hot and smoky today. The current record high stands at 92° from 1979.
PUEBLO: High: 98; Low: 59. Hot and smoky today. The current record stands at 98° from 1979.
CANON CITY: High: 97; Low: 60. Hot, hazy and dry today.
WOODLAND PARK: High: 84; Low: 53. Hot and hazy today with poor air quality.
TRI-LAKES: High: 90s; Low: 50s. Hot to the low-90s and smoky today.
PLAINS: High: 90s; Low: 50s/60s. More smoke today with temperatures in the upper 90s.
WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 90s; Low: 50s. Hot and hazy to the low-90s today.
MOUNTAINS: High: 80s; Low: 40s/50s. Most mountain valleys will be in the 80s today and smoke will leave the sky hazy.
Friday will be another day of record heat and smoke. The sky begins to slowly clear out this weekend and a weak cold front will bring temperatures closer to normal on Sunday. Another cold front looks possible Tuesday into Wednesday where we may see some 70s in the plains.