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Stronger showers and thunderstorms in Tuesday's forecast

Royal Gorge
Posted at 6:59 PM, Jul 20, 2020

Tonight's Forecast:
Quiet weather should continue across most of the I-25 corridor this evening, with strong to severe thunderstorms rumbling across the eastern Plains until around sunset. The overnight hours will be pleasant, with a mild morning on tap by early Tuesday.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 59; High: 86. Highs on Tuesday will be several degrees cooler, with an increased risk of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. As for severe weather potential, there's only a small chance that storms will turn severe on Tuesday.

PUEBLO: Low: 61; High: 94. Tuesday's weather should be slightly cooler across Pueblo County as we'll enjoy another day not in the triple digits. Scattered afternoon thunderstorms will be possible after 2 pm.

CANON CITY: Low: 63; High: 91. We'll see a slight cool down on Tuesday, with a good chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Periods of heavy rain will be possible.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 51; High: 78. Mostly cloudy skies on Tuesday, with widespread showers and thunderstorms on tap for the afternoon hours. Periods of heavy rain will be possible.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 50s; High: 80s. The morning hours will be quiet, and the best time to recreate outside. By early afternoon, a good deal of showers and thunderstorms will be possible across the Palmer Divide, with small hail and gusty winds possible.

PLAINS: Low: 60s; High: 90s. We should see a good deal of sunshine during the day across the Plains before showers and thunderstorms develop by the late afternoon and evening hours.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 50s; High: 80s. Mild and pleasant in the morning, with the afternoon hours turning quite stormy. Periods of heavy rain will be possible.

Extended Outlook:
Afternoon thunderstorm chances will remain pretty high on Wednesday before a drier day is expected on Thursday. Highs will stay seasonably the rest of the week, with 80s and 90s for the lower elevations. Thunderstorm chances increase again across Southern Colorado by the weekend as we may finally see a taste of the summer monsoon.