Above average temperatures are expected to continue through the end of the work week, with possible record-breaking temperatures Thursday, meteorologists say.
The National Weather Service in Pueblo forecast a high of 80 degrees Tuesday, 81 degrees Wednesday and 87 degrees Thursday. The average for this time of year is about 67 degrees, while the record for May 10 is 85 degrees, the weather service reported.
Though the sun is predicted to shine most of the week, a 10 percent chance of thunderstorms is expected roll through Colorado Springs Wednesday night before 9 p.m. The storm should clear overnight, with sun returning Thursday morning.
"The work week looks bright & mainly dry. Highs most days ranging from the 70s to the 80s for most with a few isolated 90s across the Plains," said Gazette news partner KKTV. "Each afternoon will see a few clouds pop up near the mountains but we'll stay dry outside of a very isolated shower or rumble of thunder."