Windy and unsettled weather continues on Tuesday

Sunrise over the Sange de Cristo Mountains
Posted at 6:19 PM, Feb 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 00:37:49-05

Tonight's Forecast: After a burst of snow this morning from the first ever issued Snow Squall Warning in the Pikes Peak Region, our weather should stay dry overnight under mostly clear to partly cloudy skies. The wind will be the big story over the next 24 hours, with overnight gusts in the 20-30 mph range. Temperatures will be cold tonight, with lows dropping down to the single digits and teens across Southern Colorado.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 15; High: 29. A strong cold front will keep highs below freezing on Tuesday. Wind will be the big story, with gusts to 50 mph by the afternoon. Snow showers will also be possible during the day, and some could be locally heavy. Little to no accumulation.

PUEBLO: Low: 16; High: 34. A cold blast of air will drop temperatures more than 20 degrees on Tuesday. Our day will also be windy and unsettled, with peak wind gusts up to 55 mph.

CANON CITY: Low: 18; High: 34. Cold and windy on Tuesday, with a chance for scattered snow showers from late morning through mid afternoon. Strong northerly wind gusts to 40 mph will be possible. Little to no accumulation.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 8; High: 22. Cold lows, with not much relief for highs on Tuesday afternoon. A strong cold front will bring strong wind and snow showers to our forecast, with a chance of blowing snow during the afternoon. Snow totals up to 1".

TRI-LAKES: Low: 10s; High: 20s. Tuesday will be a much colder day as the second cold front of the week moves into Southern Colorado. Strong wind gusts to 50 mph will be possible, along with areas of snow. Snow totals from 1-2".

PLAINS: Low: 10s/20s; High: 30s. Cold and unsettled on Tuesday, with wind gusts to 50 mph. A new cold front will also bring a chance of snow showers to the forecast by the afternoon, and some could be locally heavy. Little to no accumulation.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 10s; High: 20s/30s. A new cold front will blast into Southern Colorado on Tuesday. Our weather will be cold, unsettled and windy. Peak wind gusts 40-45 mph.

Extended Outlook: The wind will weaken significantly by Tuesday night, and this will set the stage for a very frigid night in Southern Colorado. Lows by Wednesday morning will start out in the single digits, with the mountains and higher valleys likely dropping below zero. Chilly highs on Wednesday will give way to a nice and mild late week forecast. Further warming is expected through Saturday, with highs soaring into the 50s and 60s.