Strong to severe storms on Tuesday for parts of Southern Colorado

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Posted at 6:26 PM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-21 00:35:43-04

Tonight's Forecast: Isolated showers will be possible this evening and into the overnight hours, with snow showers for areas above 9,000 feet. Mostly cloudy skies will remain in place tonight across Southern Colorado, with mild overnight lows in the 30s and 40s.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 38; High: 59. Tuesday will be a cooler and cloudier day, with unsettled weather for the afternoon and evening hours. Keep an eye on the sky as thunderstorms could be on the strong side across the Pikes Peak Region.

PUEBLO: Low: 41; High: 62. Showers and non severe thunderstorms will develop during the afternoon hours on Tuesday. Some storms could be on the strong side, and will linger into late Tuesday night.

CANON CITY: Low: 42; High: 61. A storm system coming out of the southwestern U.S. will bring rain and non severe thunderstorms to our forecast on Tuesday. The storms should taper off late Tuesday night.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 31; High: 52. A mix of rain and snow early should turn to all rain by the afternoon hours. Thunderstorms will also be possible across Teller County.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 30s; High: 50s. Northern El Paso County should see all rain from Tuesday's storm. Thunderstorms will be possible from late afternoon through the late night hours.

PLAINS: Low: 30s/40s; High: 60s. We'll see periods of rain and scattered thunderstorms on Tuesday across the Plains. Some storms over southeastern parts of the state could become severe. Biggest storm threats will include quarter-sized hail, frequent lightning, heavy downpours and wind gusts to 60 mph.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 30s; High: 50s. Rain and thunderstorms will make for an active Tuesday. Isolated strong storms will be possible from late afternoon through the late night hours.

Extended Outlook: As Tuesday's storm exits to the east, we'll be left with a lot more sunshine on Wednesday and only minimal chances for afternoon showers. Several disturbances late in the week will increase rain chances for both Thursday and Friday. It will also be colder late this week. A nice warming trend looks to follow heading into the weekend and next week, bringing 70s and 80s to Southern Colorado.