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Warm and windy on Wednesday, with high fire danger

Southern Colorado sunrise above the clouds
Posted at 6:06 PM, May 12, 2020

Tonight's Forecast: The low clouds and fog that kept us cool on Tuesday have cleared away this evening. For tonight, we'll see partly cloudy skies and near seasonal low temperatures for this time of the year.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 44; High: 79. After seeing highs in the 50s and 60s the past two days, highs will rebound into the upper 70s on Wednesday. Not only will it be warm, but it will be also be dry and windy.

PUEBLO: Low: 44; High: 86. Highs on Wednesday will be a good 20 to 25 degrees warmer than what we've seen so far this week. Red Flag Warnings will go into effect at noon due to gusty winds and low relative humidity.

CANON CITY: Low: 46; High: 84. Temperatures will soar into the middle 80s on Wednesday. Red Flag Warnings will be in effect from noon to 8 pm.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 38; High: 72. After a chilly start to the week, finally some warmer weather ahead on Wednesday. Highs will climb into the lower 70s under partly sunny skies.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 30s/40s; High: 70s. Mostly sunny and warm, with highs in the 70s on Wednesday. Even without Red Flag Warnings, breezy southwest winds will bring elevated fire danger to the region.

PLAINS: Low: 40s; High: 80s. Mostly sunny, windy and warm on Wednesday. Some areas could be flirting with 90 degrees!

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 40s; High: 80s. Windy and warm, with high fire danger back in the forecast on Wednesday. Remember to avoid outdoor burning when Red Flag Warnings are issued.

Extended Outlook: Daily afternoon storm chances return on Thursday, with afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms possible through Saturday. Highs will take a dip during this unsettled stretch of days. Sunday's weather will be dry and warmer, with bigger heat building as we head into next week.