The weekend is trending HOT in Colorado

Severe thunderstorm Colorado Springs
Posted at 6:33 PM, Aug 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 20:55:38-04

Tonight’s Forecast: A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 pm for the front range and Plains. Storms have been active east of I-25 this evening and will begin to diminish or move east into Kansas tonight. Those who see a storm tonight may see 1 inch hail, wind gusts up to 70 mph, and heavy rainfall.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low - 53; High - 90. This evening and overnight the Springs is looking dry with clouds lingering. A few clouds are likely tomorrow with perhaps a dry rain shower, meaning most of moisture will evaporate before reaching the ground. We are on a drying trend this weekend and getting hot. Tomorrow will be in the low 90s.

PUEBLO: Low - 57; High - 95. Trending more dry and hot in Pueblo tomorrow. The morning will be cool in the upper 50s, but we warm quick to the mid 90s in the afternoon. If your plans take you to the State Fair this weekend, apply plenty of sunscreen and drink water!

CANON CITY: Low - 58; High - 94. Tomorrow is trending hot after a cool start. A few clouds are possible in the afternoon, but the trend is dry at the ground level. Temperatures will be in the mid 90s for the upper Arkansas river basin.

WOODLAND PARK: Low - 48; High - 80. Very nice and warm tomorrow, to the low 80s in Woodland Park. Rain potential is low and there will be a few clouds in the afternoon.

TRI-LAKES: Low - 50s; High - 80s. The tri-lakes will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy, warming to the mid 80s. The trend is mostly dry on Saturday, enjoy the warmth!

PLAINS: Low - 60s; High - 90s. Some clouds are possible in the morning, with even some patchy fog possible. Getting hot again tomorrow to the mid to upper 90s! A stray thunderstorm is possible in the southeast corner of the state, otherwise it will be clear.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low - 50s; High - 80s/90s. Very warm tomorrow to the upper 80s in Walsenburg and 90s for Trinidad. The sky will be mostly clear with a low rain chance.

Extended Outlook: The heat peaks this weekend on Sunday, possibly breaking more daily record highs. The forecast for Pueblo Sunday is 101, with the record at 98. The forecast for Colorado Springs Sunday is 94 and the record stands at 94. A breezy cold front arrives Monday to take temperatures back about 10 degrees next week.