Warmer and windier today with high fire danger south of Highway 50

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Posted at 5:53 AM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 08:30:02-04

Today’s Forecast:
The forecast today involves more wind, warmth, clouds, and fire danger. The winds will increase this afternoon as the humidity drops, leading to Red Flag Warnings along and south of Highway 50 in Huerfano, Las Animas, and Baca counties. Despite the overcast skies, we'll be warmer in the region compared to Tuesday. Overnight we'll stay breezy and mild with lows falling into the lower 40s and upper 30s.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 69; Low: 39. Mostly cloudy skies with stronger afternoon winds and warm daytime temps.

PUEBLO: High: 76; Low: 39. Building clouds through the day with stronger afternoon winds and very warm temperatures.

CANON CITY: High: 73; Low: 42. Mostly cloudy and windy through the afternoon with beautiful daytime temperatures.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 59; Low: 33. Mostly cloudy, windy, dry and mild.

TRI-LAKES: High: 60s; Low: 30s. Mostly cloudy with stronger afternoon and warm daytime temperatures.

PLAINS: High: 70s; Low: 40s. High fire danger along and south of highway 50 where wind gusts could get into the 30 mph range with humidity down near 10 percent.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 70s; Low: 40s. Windy and cloudy with very high fire danger as winds gust in the 30 mph range and humidity drops below 15 percent.

Extended Outlook:
Rain and snow is still likely Thursday night to Friday morning in the Pikes Peak Region, with stray flurries in the mountains of Fremont and Custer counties. Snow totals will likely stay at or below two inches, and favor far northern El Paso County as well as Teller County. Friday should be most dry, but cold and cloudy. The weekend will be much warmer with sunnier skies and strong winds.