Scattered rain and isolated thunderstorms possible this weekend

Carol McCallister Garden of the Gods
Posted at 7:21 AM, Apr 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-18 10:39:26-04

Today’s Forecast:
Lots of sun and warming temperatures to start the day. This afternoon expect scattered showers across southern Colorado. Above about 9,000 feet these will be snow showers or a wintry mix, in the Plains and lower elevations expect rain and isolated thunderstorms.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 59; Low: 33. Nice day with afternoon clouds and spotty showers. Lightning is possible.

PUEBLO: High: 65; Low: 36. Great day with warm and an isolated shower possible in the afternoon. Lightning is possible.

CANON CITY: High: 64; Low: 37. Warm day ahead with sun to start, and afternoon clouds and an isolated thunderstorm.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 51; Low: 26. Becoming mild today, with isolated snow mixed with rain possible in the early afternoon.

TRI-LAKES: High: 50s; Low: 20s. Lots of sun to start, with afternoon showers possible. Temperatures will reach the low 50s.

PLAINS: High: 60s/70s; Low: 30s. Warm today with more instability in the Plains. This increases the chance for thunderstorms, with small hail possible.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 60s; Low: 30s. Low to mid 60s today with sunshine. An isolated rain shower is possible in the afternoon.

Extended Outlook:
Sunday will feel very similar to today, with nearly the same temperatures as well as isolated showers possible. Next week, the spring-like pattern continues. Temperatures stay mild in the 50s, 60s, and 70s with almost daily rain chances.