Seasonal temperatures return briefly on Tuesday

Hunter's Moon over Pikes Peak
Posted at 6:37 PM, Oct 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 00:32:25-04

Tonight’s Forecast: Partly cloudy to mostly clear skies this evening, with decreasing wind as a Red Flag Warning should be allowed to expire by 8 pm. With a dry airmass in place, overnight lows will be seasonably chilly across Southern Colorado. A few mountain areas and parts of the San Luis Valley will see below freezing temperatures.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low - 35; High - 63. A nice change on Tuesday, with seasonal temperatures and less wind. Highs in the Springs will warm into the lower 60s.

PUEBLO: Low - 37; High - 66. Near seasonal temperatures Tuesday morning in Pueblo, with a nice and mild afternoon to follow. Winds will be out of the east at 10-15 mph.

CANON CITY: Low - 40; High - 68. Dry skies on Tuesday, with a pleasant fall-like day on tap. Light southeast winds during the day will turn westerly by the evening.

WOODLAND PARK: Low - 30; High - 59. Near freezing temperatures early, with a cooler afternoon in the Teller County high country. Southwest winds to 15 mph under sunny skies.

TRI-LAKES: Low - 30s; High - 50s. Sunny skies, light winds and mild upper 50s on Tuesday. Dry skies will continue through the evening hours for the Tri-Lakes.

PLAINS: Low - 30s/340s; High - 60s. Tuesday's forecast will be simply fantastic. The weather outside will be much more typical for October, with highs in the 60s.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low - 30s; High - 60s. A nice, fall-like day for Huerfano and Las Animas counties on Tuesday. Highs will top out in the middle to upper 60s.

Extended Outlook: After Tuesday's brief cool down, high pressure returns to Southern Colorado and brings with it another warm-up. Highs will climb through Thursday, with 70s and lower 80s in the forecast on Thursday. A shift in the weather pattern starts Friday, with a weak system moving into Colorado. Best chances for snow on Friday for now appear to be over the mountains. Windy and cooler through the weekend, with better chances for rain and snow Sunday and next Monday.