Sunday will be warm with thunderstorms in the mountains

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Posted at 8:32 AM, Aug 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-04 11:00:31-04

Today’s Forecast: Warm temperatures are expected today, up to 5 degrees above average in spots. The front range and Plains will be generally dry today, with isolated storms possible along I-25 this afternoon. The mountains will still see plenty of rain activity, with isolated strong storms possible. Burn scars will be susceptible to more flooding today, including the Junkins, Hayden Pass, and Spring scars.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High - 88; Low - 60. Very warm today, to the mid 80s by lunch time and a high of 88 around 2 pm. The sky should stay partly cloudy all day with an isolated late afternoon and evening thunderstorm possible.

PUEBLO: High - 94; Low - 63. Hot today, to the mid 90s with plenty of sunshine. Today will be mostly dry, with an evening thunderstorm possible. This activity will be hit or miss.

CANON CITY: High - 90; Low - 64. Still very warm today to the low 90s with high clouds. Afternoon scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible. Heavy rain and lightning are possible, with even small hail.

WOODLAND PARK: High - 78; Low - 51. A nice day is ahead, rising to the upper 70s by early afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms are possible all afternoon, with locally heavy rain and small hail being the main threats.

TRI-LAKES: High - 80s; Low - 50s. Nice and warm today to the low to mid 80s, with high clouds. There is a chance for an isolated thunderstorm in the late afternoon to early evening.

PLAINS: High - 90s; Low - 60s. Low to mid 90s are expected today, with high clouds. The chance for rain today is minimal.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High - 80s/90s; Low - 60s. Walsenburg will reach the upper 80s and Trinidad will be in the low 90s today. The mountains have a better chance for rain in general, but a few storms may make their way east to the I-25 corridor in the late afternoon.

Extended Outlook: The week starts will more widespread rain chances Monday. The mountains are still likely to see daily showers in the afternoon. But on Monday, a weak cold front will provide lift for thunderstorms in lower terrain, without taking temperatures down much. The middle half of the week will be very warm, with isolated rain. Then we get another boost of rain potential Thursday and Friday.