Strong thunderstorms expected Saturday in southern Colorado

Pueblo West lightning storm
Posted at 7:48 AM, May 22, 2021

Today’s Forecast:

NEW: A tornado watch has been issued in our area.

Saturday begins with mild temperatures, humid air, and high clouds. Then this afternoon through tonight, thunderstorms are likely across the region.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 72; Low: 51. Thunderstorms possible from 1-7 pm, with severe thunderstorms likely in El Paso county.

PUEBLO: High: 79; Low: 56. Thunderstorms expected today from 1-7 pm and severe weather is likely.

CANON CITY: High: 77; Low: 52. Thunderstorms possible after noon, with hail and strong wind gusts possible.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 67; Low: 45. Showers and thunderstorms likely from 1-5 pm.

TRI-LAKES: High: 70s; Low: 40s. Strong to severe thunderstorms possible today from 1-7 pm.

PLAINS: High: 70s/80s; Low: 50s/60s. A line of strong thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts possible after 3 pm this evening through about midnight.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 70s; Low: 50s. Chance of thunderstorms today from noon-6 pm.

MOUNTAINS: High: 60s/70s; Low: 40s. Showers and thunderstorms possible this afternoon any time after noon.

Extended Outlook:
Sunday will be gusty with warmer temperatures. Strong winds will be drying out the mountains and I-25 corridor, with strong thunderstorms still possible east of I-25.

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