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Windy on Monday with Red Flag Warnings for some

Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak
Posted at 5:46 PM, Mar 22, 2020

Tonight's Forecast: After a windy and mild Sunday, the strongest winds will taper off tonight as a weak disturbance pushes east of Colorado. Overnight lows will be seasonably mild, only cooling down to the 20s and 30s.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 30; High: 57. The wind is back on Monday, and will be the big story across Southern Colorado. Afternoon wind gusts of 30-40 mph will be possible for the Springs.

PUEBLO: Low: 30; High: 68. We're looking at a windy and warm start to the week. Monday's highs will warm into the upper 60s, with strong and gusty southwesterly winds during the afternoon hours.

CANON CITY: Low: 35; High: 62. Hold onto your hats! That will be the main message on Monday as we'll start the week windy, with 30-40 mph gusts during the afternoon.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 24; High: 48. Windy and cloudy for the Teller County high country on Monday, with a few isolated rain or snow showers possible during the afternoon and evening.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 20s; High: 50s. Windy and unsettled on Monday across northern El Paso County, with only a slight chance of isolated showers for the afternoon and evening hours.

PLAINS: Low: 20s/30s; High: 60s. Our weather on Monday will be windy, dry and warm. A Red Flag Warning has been issued for parts of Southern Colorado due to the potential for critical fire weather conditions. Stay tuned to the forecast for updates.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 30s; High: 50s/60s. Due to the forecast on Monday calling for strong wind and low relative humidity, a Red Flag Warning has been issued for parts of Huerfano and Las Animas counties on Monday. Critical fire weather conditions will be possible when the warning is in place, which is expected to last from noon to 6 pm.

Extended Outlook: Warm and windy weather will continue across Southern Colorado through at least the middle of the week. Red Flag Warning conditions could be met several times this week, with strong gusts in the forecast. Highs on Wednesday will be the warmest, with temperatures soaring into the 60s and 70s across the lower elevations. Details surrounding our next storm are still coming into view tonight. For now, our next best chance for widespread rain and snow should hold off until next Friday and Saturday. It's still too early to tell, so stay with News 5 and koaa.com for further details. We're always watching out for you!