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Canada geese fly over Prospect Lake in Memorial Park Monday, March 23, 2020, as a snowcapped, 14,115-foot Pikes Peak towers over Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Looking for a chance to get out of the house and practice social distancing with outdoor activities? Sunday's sunny and relatively warm forecast for the Colorado Springs area provides a nice opportunity.

After a Saturday mostly in the 40s, you can expect a high temperature of 52 degrees with mostly sunny skies around Colorado Springs on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo. Winds will be in the 5 to 10 mph range.

After an overnight low of about 32, the weather service says Colorado Springs can expect a high of 55 on Monday with partly sunny skies early in the day and a 40% chance of rain showers in the evening.

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A look at the forecast further in the week:

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Overnight low around 34.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday: A 20% chance of showers after 1 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Jerry Herman is The Gazette's Digital Director. He can be reached at

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