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Windy and warmer weather on Tuesday

Posted: 6:29 PM, Jan 13, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-14 00:33:43-05
Wet Mountain Valley in Southern Colorado

Tonight's Forecast: Weaker wind and mostly clear skies overnight tonight will allow for another round of chilly overnight temperatures. Lows will be coldest over the mountains and San Luis Valley, with some areas reaching the single digits by morning.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 22; High: 49. Sunshine will be in full supply on Tuesday as temperatures top out near 50 degrees. The wind will continue to be the main story however, with gusts 30-40 mph possible.

PUEBLO: Low: 20; High: 55. A chilly and sunny morning will turn into a windy and mild afternoon. Wind gusts of 35-45 mph will be possible by the afternoon.

CANON CITY: Low: 33; High: 57. Sunny skies and mild temperatures on Tuesday, with strong winds for the afternoon hours. Wind gusts to 45 mph will be possible.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 16; High: 41. Pleasant daytime highs on Tuesday will follow a cold morning. Gusty winds return to the forecast by late morning, peaking in the afternoon around 45 mph.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 20s; High: 40s. The wind will be the main weather story on Tuesday across northern El Paso County. Wind gusts 35-45 mph will be possible.

PLAINS: Low: 10s/20s; High: 50s/60s. Windy weather and high fire danger for the Plains on Tuesday. Baca County and most of Las Animas County will be under a Red Flag Warning from 11 am to 5 pm.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 30s; High: 50s/60s. Mild and windy on Tuesday. Temperatures will be above average, with wind gusts around 45 mph.

Extended Outlook: Dry skies will continue through Wednesday, with temperatures cooling a good 4-8 degrees behind Tuesday night's cold front. A new system moves into Colorado on Thursday, with heavy mountain snow back in the forecast late this week. Some light snow flurries or sprinkles will be possible east of the mountains Thursday night to Friday, but confidence for now remains low as this late week storm should mostly be a mountain snow-maker.