Windy in the mountains, seasonable on the plains Saturday

Steve Shugart Westcliffe 2.5.2021
Posted at 8:07 AM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 11:12:32-05

Today’s Forecast:
Today will be breezy in the plains, gusting to 30 mph and windy in the mountains, gusting to 50 mph. Wind will increase overnight. A HIGH WIND WATCH is in effect tonight for THE SAWATCH MOUNTAINS, SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS, WET MOUNTAINS, THE WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY, THE UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN AND TELLER COUNTY. Winds may gust up to 75 mph in this zone.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 44; Low: 24. Breezy and comfortable today with seasonable highs.

PUEBLO: High: 50; Low: 25. Sunny and near average temperatures today with a breeze.

CANON CITY: High: 49; Low: 34. Gusty winds today with sunshine and comfortable temperatures.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 33; Low: 22. Chilly and windy today. Potentially damaging wind gusts tonight into Sunday morning.

TRI-LAKES: High: 30s; Low: 20s. Upper 30s today with sunshine and breezy winds.

PLAINS: High: 40s; Low: teens/20s. Mid to upper 40s today with sunshine and a breeze.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 40s; Low: 20s. Mid 40s with sunshine and gusty winds today.

MOUNTAINS: High: 30s; Low: teens. Chilly and windy today, gusting to 50 mph. Winds may gust up to 75 mph tonight through Sunday morning, leading to damage to trees and powerlines and blowing snow.

Extended Outlook:
Sunday will be windy to start with a breezy afternoon in the plains. Temperatures will be 5-10 degrees warmer than today. The first half of next week will be warm and cool with highs in the 40s. A strong, frigid cold front is expected to arrive Thursday.