Stormy skies Tuesday night, drying out Wednesday morning

Stormy skies over Pikes Peak
Posted at 6:47 PM, Apr 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 00:36:47-04

Tonight's Forecast: Showers and thunderstorms will continue through this evening across Southern Colorado. Frequent lighning, gusty winds and pea sized hail will be possible with these storms. The more intense storms should stay over the eastern Plains, where a marginal threat of severe weather does exist. The rain will taper off during the overnight hours, leaving us dry by early Wednesday morning.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 37; High: 64. Mostly sunny skies early on Wednesday will give way to a partly cloudy and windy afternoon. Isolated showers will be possible.

PUEBLO: Low: 39; High: 70. Mostly sunny and breezy on Wednesday. A few isolated showers will be possible during the afternoon.

CANON CITY: Low: 41; High: 69. A mild mix of sun and clouds on Wednesday. Isolated showers and thunderstorms may develop by the afternoon.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 30; High: 56. Wednesday's forecast will be breezy and a little warmer than Tuesday. Isolated chances for rain and thunder are possible throughout the afternoon hours.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 30s; High: 50s/60s. Other than a few isolated showers, Wednesday should be a dry, but windy day over northern El Paso County.

PLAINS: Low: 40s; High: 60s/70s. Dry in the morning, with scattered showers and gusty winds for the afternoon hours. Highs will be mild, upper 60s and 70s.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 30s/40s; High: 60s. Windy on Wednesday with scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms.

Extended Outlook: By Thursday and Friday, we'll see a return to more typical afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms across Southern Colorado. Highs will be coolest on Friday, then warm slightly on Saturday. Minimal rain chances will also linger into Saturday before a transition to drier and warmer weather from late this weekend into early next week. Sunday is going to be great!