Temperatures will be wonderful today, but at the price of strong winds and very high fire danger. Red Flag Warnings will last until 9 pm for more of the region tonight, and the fire danger is very wide spread. The winds will gust inthe 30 to 45 mph range from the afternoon to the evening hours, especially in and around the Pikes Peak Region and east across the central plains. Overnight the winds will slowly die down and temperatures will fall into the 30s and lower 40s.
Extremely high fire danger today across southern Colorado. We're going to see widespread fire danger with low humidity and wind gusts up to and in the low 40 mph range. If you see smoke, report it! pic.twitter.com/eOw1EpKOaJ— Sam Schreier (@SamASchreier) May 7, 2020
COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 50; Low: 25. Sunny skies, wind gusts around 40 to 45 mph, and mild temperatures.
PUEBLO: High: 60; Low: 30. Sunny with strong gusty winds in the 40 to 45 mph range through the afternoon and early evening.
CANON CITY: High: 50; Low: 30. Sunny with strong and gusty winds in the 35 to 40 mph range through the afternoon and evening.
WOODLAND PARK: High: 50; Low: 20. Sunny with a few afternoon clouds and gusty winds into the 30 to 40 mph range through the afternoon and evening.
TRI-LAKES: High: 40s; Low: 20s. Sunny and windy with mild temperatures and wind gusts in the 30 to 40 mph range.
PLAINS: High: 60s; Low: 20s. Sunny and warm with high fire danger and the strongest winds gusts in Crowley, Otero, and Las Animas County. Wind gusts will be in the 40 mph range.
WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 60s; Low: 20s. Sunny and and windy today with very high fire danger and wind gusts in the 30 to 40 mph range.
Friday is going to be much cooler with highs in the 50s and 60s across the lower elevations with continued breezy conditions. Saturday will stay windy but warmer with highs back in the 60s and 70s. Spotty showers are possible Saturday over Teller County and the foothills of Colorado Springs. Monday and Tuesday are the next best chances for rain.