Sunday will be the cooler ahead of a warm first week of Autumn

Posted at 8:13 AM, Sep 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-22 10:56:16-04

Today’s Forecast: It was a cold start to Sunday in Colorado. Alamosa and the San Luis Valley dropped to the upper 20s. Portions of northern El Paso county were in the mid 30s as well as Woodland Park. Brr! This leads us to the coolest afternoon of the next week ahead. Temperatures today will be right on average for this time of year. Expect to stay sunny and dry today.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High - 73; Low - 45. Today will be sunny with a slight breeze, climbing to the low to mid 70s in El Paso county. It will be a comfortable day. Tonight will be chilly with clouds moving in Monday morning.

PUEBLO: High - 81; Low - 48. Warm today to the low 80s in Pueblo county with plenty of sunshine. It will be more comfortable for the Chile and Frijoles festival today. Temperatures will drop to the upper 40s by Monday morning.

CANON CITY: High - 80; Low - 52. Nice and warm today to the low 80s. Expect sunshine and a breeze. Tonight clouds move into the upper Arkansas.

WOODLAND PARK: High - 69; Low - 39. Cooler today, just under 70 degrees. The sun will shine bright within minimal clouds. Tonight temperatures drop to the upper 30s and clouds build into the state.

TRI-LAKES: High - 70s; Low - 40s. Comfortable today in the low 70s. The sky will be sunny with a breeze. Monday will start in the low 40s with clouds moving in.

PLAINS: High - 70s/80s; Low - 50s. Very nice today, to the upper 70s or low 80s in the Plains. It will be sunny and comfortable for outdoor time. Overnight will be cool to the low 50s.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High - 70s/80s; Low - 40s. Nice weather is in store to the upper 70s in Walsenburg and low 80s in Trinidad. The sky will be sunny and we stay dry. Overnight will be chilly in the mid 40s.

Extended Outlook: The first day of fall will be partly to mostly cloudy, with temperatures a few degrees warmer than today. Tuesday and Wednesday are trending sunny and warm, to the 70s and 80s. The next weather system the First Alert5 team is tracking comes by Thursday. Showers are likely to develop in the mountains and move east into the Plains Thursday afternoon and evening. We will continue to monitor this system and hammer out the details as we get clsoer.