Red Flags Warnings continue on Wednesday, but changes are coming

Independence Pass, Colorado
Posted at 6:40 PM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-16 20:41:58-04

Tonight's Forecast:
After a record high of 93° in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, temperatures will be slow to cool this evening across all of Southern Colorado. Red Flag Warnings should be allowed to expire at 8 pm, with another high fire danger day for our region on Wednesday as our forecast will remain hot, dry and windy.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 57; High: 90. One more last day of hot, dry and windy weather before cooler changes move in late this week. Red Flag Warnings will be in effect from 11 am to 8 pm.

PUEBLO: Low: 59; High: 98. Hot, dry and windy on Wednesday, with Red Flag Warnings for all of Pueblo County from 11 am to 8 pm.

CANON CITY: Low: 60; High: 92. High fire danger and high heat will remain the big story through Wednesday before we usher in some cooler changes late this week.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 45; High: 79. Warm and windy for our Wednesday, with Red Flag Warnings in effect from 11 am to 8 pm.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 50s; High: 80s. Windy and very warm on Wednesday. Thanks to the dry and windy weather, Red Flag Warnings will go back into effect at 11 am.

PLAINS: Low: 60s/70s; High: 90s/100s. Dry skies, gusty winds and low relative humidity will maintain Red Flag Warning conditions on Wednesday. The heat will be the other big story, with highs topping out in the 90s and 100s.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 50s/60s; High: 90s. Red Flag Warnings will cover southern parts of the I-25 corridor on Wednesday as we'll see another hot, dry and windy day.

Extended Outlook:
After a long stretch of hot and dry weather, big changes are coming to Southern Colorado late this week. A strong cold front will deliver a good 10-15 degrees of cooling on Thursday, along with increasing chances for rain by Thursday evening. Areas of rain and thunderstorms will continue on Friday, along with further cooling. Friday's highs will only warm into the 60s and 70s across the region. We'll warm back up this weekend, with afternoon thunderstorms possible for some areas.