Scattered thunderstorms Tuesday over Southern Colorado

Colorado's Alpine Loop
Posted at 7:40 PM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 00:26:46-04

Tonight's Forecast:
Some showers and thunderstorms have moved east of the mountains this evening, with most of the activity expected to end well before midnight. Our overnight temperatures will be seasonably mild, running about 4 to 8 degrees above average.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 52; High: 80. Severe weather is not expected on Tuesday, but rain is possible across the Pikes Peak Region by the afternoon. A passing disturbance will also drop our highs by a couple of degrees for the first day of fall.

PUEBLO: Low: 52; High: 87. Slightly cooler on Tuesday, with an isolated afternoon shower or thunderstorm possible.

CANON CITY: Low: 56; High: 84. Not as hot on Tuesday, the first day of fall. Afternoon clouds could lead to a few possible showers and thunderstorms across Fremont County, especially the mountains.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 45; High: 72. Chilly morning lows and mild highs on Tuesday, with the potential for afternoon thunderstorms across Teller County.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 40s; High: 70s. Back to the 70s on Tuesday, with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms possible across the Palmer Divide.

PLAINS: Low: 40s/50s; High: 80s/90s. An unseasonably warm start to fall is expected across the Plains as it will continue to feel like summer on Tuesday. Some rain showers could drift into western locations, but rain is not expected out east towards the Kansas state line.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 50s; High: 80s. A few degrees of cooling is likely for our Tuesday, with the potential for an isolated thunderstorm or two by the afternoon.

Extended Outlook:
After Tuesday's rain showers, the rest of the extended forecast looks dry. By late this week, even though the calendar says it's fall, we're back to summer-like weather across Southern Colorado. The hottest day the week will be Friday, with many areas east of the mountains warming back into the 90s.