Windy weekend ahead with fire danger on the rise

Cindy Kuhn Green Mountain Falls
Posted at 7:42 AM, Oct 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-10 11:52:15-04

Today’s Forecast:
RED FLAG WARNING in effect from noon until 8 pm for El Paso, Bent, Prowers, and Baca county. Outside of the News 5 viewing area, this red flag warning covers the northern Colorado front range and plains as well. Do not cause any sparks outside this weekend!

COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 80; Low: 49. Red Flag warning. Very warm today with breezy winds gusting up to 30 mph.

PUEBLO: High: 86; Low: 48. Very warm today with a breeze.

CANON CITY: High: 84; Low: 53. Very warm with a light breeze today and dry weather.

WOODLAND PARK: High: 74; Low: 43. Dry today and very warm with breezy winds.

TRI-LAKES: High: 70s; Low: 40s. Red Flag warning. Mid to upper 70s today with gusty winds.

PLAINS: High: 80s/90s; Low: 40s/50s. Upper 80s and low 90s with a red flag warning for Springfield, Lamar and Las Animas.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 80s; Low: 40s/50s. Low to mid 80s for the southern I-25 corridor with breezy winds.

Extended Outlook:
RED FLAG WARNING for the entire News 5 viewing area on Sunday, with very strong winds all day. Gusts will be 40-50 mph, favoring the mountains.

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