Jan 5, 2014 7:18 PM by Meteorologist Stephanie Ortmann
Southern Colorado will dry out and clear out overnight. With skies becoming mostly clear and winds fairly light, temperatures will drop quickly and bottom out to below zero readings in most spots. It will be a very cold morning Monday with temperatures ranging from 10 below to zero degrees. If you have to be outside, dress in layers and cover as much skin as possible.
Temperatures will warm into the 30s for the afternoon Monday under mostly sunny skies. It'll be even warmer out Tuesday with highs in the 50s - about 10 degrees above average for this time of year. No big temperature swings are forecast through the end of the week with highs holding pretty steady in the 40s/50s Wednesday through the weekend.
In regards to precipitation, the workweek ahead looks fairly quiet with a couple of week systems bringing a few extra clouds to the region and some new snow to the mountains. As of now, the lower elevations should remain dry through the end of the week.
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