Warmer this weekend, with scattered afternoon showers

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Posted at 6:46 PM, Apr 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 21:49:55-04

Tonight's Forecast: Early evening breezes will give way to dry skies and cold overnight temperatures. Overnight lows tonight in Southern Colorado will drop down to the 20s and 30s.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 30; High: 58. A nice warming trend will push highs into the upper 50s on Saturday. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be possible this weekend across the Pikes Peak Region.

PUEBLO: Low: 28; High: 65. Dry skies early will give way to increasing clouds and afternoon showers and storms. Highs will be warmer, topping out in the middle 60s.

CANON CITY: Low: 32; High: 63. A cold start on Saturday will give way to mild highs and increasing clouds, along with scattered showers and thunderstorms.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 25; High: 49. Cold morning lows will give way to a warmer afternoon. As a storm moves into Colorado, afternoon rain and snow showers will develop.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 20s; High: 50s. Mostly sunny skies early will turn mostly cloudy by the afternoon, with showers and storms possible over northern El Paso County.

PLAINS: Low: 20s/30s; High: 60s/70s. Mild temperatures on Saturday will combine with an area of low pressure coming out of California to help fire off scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 30s; High: 60s. Mild temperatures this weekend, with a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms by Saturday afternoon.

Extended Outlook: Sunday's forecast is shaping up to be a lot of Saturday's, with scattered showers and thunderstorms over parts of Southern Colorado. In the mountains above 8,000 to 9,000 feet, snow is expected. Monday's rain chances decrease slightly, but should pick back up heading into the rest of next week.