Weather whiplash returns with a cold and windy Monday forecast

Snowy mountains in Fremont County
Posted at 6:51 AM, Dec 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-09 14:38:19-05

Today’s Forecast: After a warm weekend for Southern Colorado, a big cool down takes place today. Daytime highs will only warm into the 30s and low 40s, with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. The wind will remain gusty through the afternoon, with gusts to 35 mph across the Pikes Peak Region.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 38; Low: 18. Grab the winter gear as you head out the door today. You'll need it! Highs in the 30s this afternoon will give way to teens overnight tonight.

PUEBLO: High: 42; Low: 16. A cold and windy start to the week for Pueblo, with highs only warming into the lower 40s. We'll see teens overnight tonight under mostly clear skies.

CANON CITY: High: 41; Low: 23. Windy and cold today, with a big turnaround from the warmth we saw this past weekend. Dry skies follow tonight, with lows in the lower 20s.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 32; Low: 14. Highs today will struggle to warm above the freezing mark in the Teller County high country. Overnight lows tonight will drop down to the middle teens.

TRI-LAKES: High: 30s; Low: 10s. Cold and windy today for northern El Paso County. It's possible that the north wind generates a few snow flurries this afternoon. Otherwise, we're looking at dry skies for your Monday.

PLAINS: High: 40s; Low: 10s/20s. A much colder start to the week across the Plains courtesy of an early morning cold front. Dry skies through tonight, with overnight lows dropping down to the 10s and 20s.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 40s; Low: 10s/20s. Temperatures today will be much colder than yesterday and well below average. Lows tonight drop all the way down to the 10s and 20.

Extended Outlook: Tuesday morning will be quite cold across Southern Colorado. Once the sun comes out on Tuesday, highs will wary by a good 5 to 10 degrees. Further warming is expected on Wednesday, with highs returning to the 40s and 50s. Dry and seasonably mild weather will continue through the end of the week before our next chance for snow returns this weekend.