Another day for high fire danger and above-average heat for October. We're going to be warm and sunny with strong and gusty winds out of the south and southeast this afternoon. We'll be hot for mid-October, but we shouldn't break any records today.
We're going to see very high fire danger again today with Red Flag Warnings in effect till the early evening. Please be careful and report any new smoke plumes you see in the afternoon! Smoke from the Wild Horse Fire near Fort Carson will likely be blown north through the Springs pic.twitter.com/Cp7zNzHEia— Sam Schreier (@SamASchreier) October 13, 2020
COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 80; Low: 48. Sunny and breezy in the afternoon with near 20 mph winds out of the south in the afternoon. Smoke from the Wild Horse Fire could be blown north across Colorado Springs through the afternoon, but it shouldn't be overly thick.
PUEBLO: High: 85; Low: 40. Sunny and hot with breezy afternoon conditions and elevated fire danger from low humidity and the gusty winds.
CANON CITY: High: 83; Low: 54. High fire danger from very low humidity and strong daytime winds. It'll be sunny and warm for this time of year.
WOODLAND PARK: High: 74; Low: 46. High fire danger from strong afternoon winds through the mountains and low humidity with warm afternoon temps.
TRI-LAKES: High: 70s; Low: 40s. Sunny and warm today with breezy conditions and very high fire danger in the afternoon.
PLAINS: High: 80s; Low: 40s. Sunny and breezy in the afternoon with dry and elevated fire conditions.
WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 80s; Low: 40s. Sunny and breezy with elevated fire concerns but no red flag warnings.
Wednesday is going to be a very active day with high fire danger and hot air. We're going to see 30 to 40 mph gusts through the region in the afternoon with Colorado Springs and Pueblo likely right near the records. A strong cold front will hit us Wednesday night and push high temps into the 50s by Thursday. We're going to stay dry but feel fall-like over the extended forecast.