Save this content for laterSave this content on your device for later, even while offline Sign in with FacebookSign in with your Facebook account Close

More record high temps could be set on first day of spring in Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun
March 20, 2017 Updated: March 20, 2017 at 7:15 am
0
photo - Sunrise as seen from the summit of Pikes Peak on Monday, March 20, 2017, the first day of spring. (Courtesy Pikes Peak Cog Railway)
Sunrise as seen from the summit of Pikes Peak on Monday, March 20, 2017, the first day of spring. (Courtesy Pikes Peak Cog Railway) 

The first day of spring in Colorado Springs could come with more record heat.

According to the National Weather Service in Pueblo, Colorado Springs could top out at 79 degrees on Monday, which would be enough to surpass the record of 74 set in 1907.

On Saturday and Sunday, the city hit 80 degrees - enough to break the previous high temperature marks, also set in 1907.

"The first day of spring Monday will bring more record warmth," KKTV meteorologist Jordan Sherman said in a weather report Sunday night, "but many places will be around 5 degrees cooler than Sunday with highs back in the mid 70s to mid 80s. The 'cool' down will continue into Tuesday to Wednesday with highs in the mid 60s to low 70s, but afternoons will remain breezy."

According to the weather service, Colorado Springs is forecast to see highs of 69 and 67 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.

Rain could move into the state Thursday and Friday, Sherman said.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Incognito Mode Your browser is in Incognito mode

You vanished!

We welcome you to read all of our stories by signing into your account. If you don't have a subscription, please subscribe today for daily award winning journalism.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

It appears that you value local journalism. Thank you.

Subscribe today for unlimited digital access with 50% fewer ads for a faster browsing experience.

Already a Subscriber? LOGIN HERE

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

or
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?
 
This is your last FREE article for the month
This is your last FREE article for the month

Subscribe now and enjoy Unlimited Digital Access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?

 
You have reached your article limit for the month
You have reached your article limit for the month

We hope that you've enjoyed your complimentary access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?

 
articles remaining
×
Thank you for your interest in local journalism.
Gain unlimited access, 50% fewer ads and a faster browsing experience.