Posted: Jan 23, 2013 7:19 AM by Craig Eliot
TODAY: So warm today we'll have a pretty good chance for record high temps. Record highs today are 66 in Colorado Springs and 73 in Pueblo. Forecast high temps this afternoon are actually 68 for the Springs and 72 in Pueblo. After just a couple of clouds this morning we'll see mostly sunny skies this afternoon with a little bit of a warming westerly breeze.
TONIGHT: Expect an increase overnight in the amount of clouds which means our temps won't be quite as cold as this morning. Specific lows will drop to 30 in the Springs, 21 in Pueblo and a mild 34 in Canon City.
THURSDAY: A few changes taking place tomorrow as some slight cooler air on the eastern plains moves up against the Front Range. Our high temps will be reached around lunch before that air arrives. High for the Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Canon City will be about 60 degrees...temps in Teller County will be in the 40's. Expect partly sunny skies tomorrow at times as some moisture increases across the state from the west. In fact, there will be a few light snow showers along and west of the Continental Divide. Only minor accumulations are possible.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny skies return, but we are expecting temps to be about 6-8 degrees cooler than Thursday.
SATURDAY: Another weak wave of energy will bring some light snow to the higher elevations of western Colorado. Here in the eastern half of the state we'll see partly sunny skies and a very slight chance across Teller County & the Rampart Range, the Wets and Sangre de Cristo Mountains of a light shower during the afternoon and evening. Temps for the Springs, Pueblo and Canon City will be in the 50's.
SUNDAY: Again...behind that departing system we'll have plenty of sunshine, dry skies and mild temps. Highs will be close to the readings on Saturday. Later in the day we'll start to see snow starting-up again in the mountains....good news for skiers and boarders.
MONDAY: Forecast for the day will begin with more snow in the mountains and ski resorts. Moisture from that same storm could bring us a slight chance of a few light rain showers at the lower elevations during the afternoon. Chances are less than about 10-20%...but at least there is a chance!
TUESDAY: As colder air comes-in we'll have an even better chance of seeing some light snow at the higher and lower elevations. Chance for precip will be early in the day...about 20-30% in Teller County, 20% for El Paso County and only 10-20% for Pueblo, Canon City and La Junta. High temps will only reach the lower to middle forties. Temps in northern El Paso and Teller County will stay in the 30's.