The National Weather Service has canceled the flash flood watch that was in effect for El Paso and Teller counties from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. Monday.

In the week ahead, the forecast calls for a drying trend beginning Tuesday through Sunday.

"There will be isolated afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms each day, but most storms will be confined to the mountains and have little potential for heavy rain," the national weather service said.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 78 degrees and a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 12 p.m. Tuesday night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 80 degrees and a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 12 p.m. Partly cloudy conditions predicted for the evening, with a low around 53.

Thursday will be partly sunny with a high near 71 with thunderstorms possible after noon.

Friday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 70. Mostly clear conditions by the evening, with a low around 50.