Showers and thunderstorms return to Southern Colorado on Monday

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Posted at 5:53 PM, May 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-10 20:13:38-04

Tonight's Forecast: A few isolated showers and thunderstorms will continue through early this evening over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Raton Mesa. Otherwise, it will be a dry and cloudy night across Southern Colorado. Overnight lows with the cloud cover won't be as cold as what we saw last night, mostly staying above freezing.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 39; High: 61. A few scattered showers early will give way to increasing chances for rain and thunder for the afternoon and evening hours. Heavy downpours, frequent lightning and small hail will be the main threats.

PUEBLO: Low: 43; High: 67. Monday will be an unsettled and cooler day. Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will be possible during the day and into the evening hours.

CANON CITY: Low: 42; High: 68. With unsettled weather moving in on Monday, periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms will be the big weather story across Southern Colorado. If thunderstorms threaten, make sure to take cover.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 34; High: 60. Morning showers will be possible on Monday, with better chances for heavier rain and thunderstorms during the afternoon hours.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 30s; High: 50s/60s. Cloudy skies, with a chance of rain showers early. Better chances for showers and thunderstorms will follow for the afternoon and evening hours.

PLAINS: Low: 30s/40s; High: 50s/60s. Periods of rain and thunderstorms will make for an unsettled day across the Plains, with the rain showers not winding down until late Monday night or early Tuesday morning.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 30s/40s; High: 60s. A disturbance coming out of the Rockies will spread scattered showers and thunderstorms into southern parts of the state on Monday. Some storms could produce small hail.

Extended Outlook: Dry and warmer weather will follow on Tuesday after Monday's action-packed start to the week. Highs will continue to warm into Wednesday, with highs across Southern Colorado topping out in the 70s and 80s. A cold front late Thursday will bring rain showers to parts of Southern Colorado, with better chances for afternoon showers and storms from Friday through Sunday.