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Easter heatwave brings fire danger, forecast shows | Colorado Springs News – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-04-04 13:49:00 –

According to weekend forecasts, Easter has brought about what could be a record heat wave in the Pikes Peak area.

Sunday’s expected maximum temperature of 77 in Colorado Springs was expected to match the record for the day set in 1967. Mondays are likely to reach a maximum temperature of 80, surpassing the 77 records previously set in 1967.

According to a dangerous weather warning issued by the National Weather Service of Pueblo, near-critical fire weather conditions will occur on the plains of the Far Southeast, generally south and east of the Kim-Lamar route, on Sunday afternoon. It is expected. Gusts of up to 30 mph can occur and the humidity is low.

Isolated thunderstorms can occur in the southeastern plains and in the southern part of the Sangredecrist Mountains.

The monuments, the Lampert Mountains to northern El Paso County and Douglas County were also able to see the storm.

The rest of the week looks sunny and warm in Colorado Springs, with the highest temperatures of the 1960s on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. A high of 70 is expected on Thursday.

Woodland Park is expected to reach a maximum temperature of 67 on Monday, with possible snow and rain on Tuesday, and a maximum temperature in the 1950s. It was expected to be sunny on Wednesday and Thursday and in the late 50s.

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