Colorado Springs, Colorado 2022-08-07 20:38:14 –
The big story tonight is heavy rains and the threat of flooding in southern Colorado, with flood monitoring covering much of the forecast area until 3am. This includes the entire Interstate 25 from the Wyoming border to the New Mexico border. Some areas can get 1 to 3 inches of rain, but rains with more of these sums can be more localized in nature.
The rain will stop before sunrise on Monday, and the threat of flooding will cease before the morning rush hour commute.
Forecast for Colorado Springs: Low: 58; high: 78; the heaviest rain will end well before sunrise on Monday, starting the day with partly cloudy skies. By afternoon, moisture from Sunday night will be reclaimed and a few passing thunderstorms are possible.
Pueblo Forecast: Low: 61; high: 83; dry skies expected Monday morning, followed by isolated scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Canon City Forecast: low: 62; high: 82; When the threat of heavy rain ends before sunrise on Monday morning, the start of the day will remain dry. A few thunderstorms in places tomorrow afternoon through early evening.
Woodland Park Forecast: low: 52; high: 71; After a mild morning, showers and thunderstorms are expected to return to parts of Teller County by Monday afternoon and evening.
Three lakes forecast: low: fifties; high: 70s; Expect a cooler start to the week in the Palmer Divide as early dry skies give the chance of showers and thunderstorms in the later hours.
Plain forecast: low: sixties; high: 80s; after heavy rain overnight, Monday morning’s dry skies give way to widespread scattered showers and thunderstorms by Monday afternoon. Unlike today, bad weather is not expected to be a major concern.
Walsenburg and Trinidad predictions: low: fifties; high: 70’s/80’s; Overnight heavy rains continue to be a concern in the south of Interstate 25 and the Raton Mesa area. The rain should have stopped by dawn Monday, but it won’t last long as sporadic thunderstorms are likely to return in the afternoon.
Mountain Forecast: Low: 40s/50s; high: 60s; monsoon dampness lingers on Monday, with showers and thunderstorms likely over the mountains, and a slight risk of burn scar flooding. If a warning has been issued in your area, be prepared for the weather!
Forecast long-term prospects:
A high pressure system widening toward Colorado cut off monsoon flow from Tuesday onto the plains, leading to a drier and warmer afternoon. Mostly cloudy, but dry. During this time, isolated to interspersed thunderstorms will continue to form over mountains and mountain valleys, but no storm potential will return to the plains until the weekend.
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