Today we have clouds and some moisture across the state. We are starting the day with light rain in the Sangres and Collegiate Peaks as well as portions of the I-25 corridor. More showers and thunderstorms will develop in the plains early this afternoon and they will clear our region by 7-8 pm. We are not expecting severe thunderstorms today, but lightning will be a potential hazard outside.
Colorado Springs forecast: High: 71; Low: 40. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered afternoon thunderstorms between about noon to 7 pm. S wind at 10 mph gusting to 25 mph.
Pueblo forecast: High: 77; Low: 42. Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy today with isolated afternoon thunderstorms possible between noon - 5 pm. WSW wind at 10 mph gusting to 20 mph.
Canon City forecast: High: 74; Low: 45. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms today between 11 am and 4 pm. WSW wind at 10 mph gusting to 15 mph.
Woodland Park forecast: High: 62; Low: 34. Cloudy today with showers and thunderstorms between 11 am to 8 pm. SSW wind at 10 mph gusting to 25 mph.
Tri-Lakes forecast: High: 66; Low: 39. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered afternoon thunderstorms between about noon to 7 pm. S wind at 10 mph gusting to 25 mph.
Plains forecast: High: 70s/80s; Low: 40s. Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy today with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible between noon - 5 pm. SW wind at 10 mph gusting to 20 mph.
Walsenburg and Trinidad forecast: High: 74/74; Low: 41/42. Spotty showers this morning with a slight chance of another round of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Partly to mostly cloudy today with WSW wind at 10 mph gusting to 20 mph.
Mountains forecast: High: 60s; Low: 30s. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms this morning and through the early afternoon. WSW wind at 10-15 mph and partly to mostly cloudy sky conditions.
Extended outlook forecast:
Friday becomes dry and breezy, this will lead to fire danger. A Red Flag Warning is in effect for our region from noon until 10 pm.
Again on Saturday, fire danger will be in the forecast with a Fire Weather Watch from 11 am to 10 pm for the counties as Friday's warning.
Curious about the First Alert 5 Weather Storm Impact Scale? Check out our cheatsheet explainer.
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