Sun rise at Pikes Peak

Colorado Springs residents can expect sunny skies today with a high near 85. Morning fog is possible, but the National Weather Service expects that to clear by 7 a.m. This is a live view of the northeast Pikes Peak Camera, catching the sun rising. 

High winds and dry conditions are forecast Tuesday in southern Colorado, prompting a red flag warning for several counties, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo.

Expect sunny conditions with a high of 52 degrees and breezy conditions throughout the day in Colorado Springs, with south-southwest winds reaching as high as 45 mph. Patchy bouts of blowing dust are expected in the morning before 10 a.m. and in the late afternoon before 7 p.m.

The red flag warning for high fire danger is in effect from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday for large parts of El Paso and Pueblo counties along with several other counties in southeastern Colorado.

Looking into Tuesday night, expect partly cloudy conditions with a low reaching 21 degrees. 

The next chance of precipitation around Colorado Springs comes Wednesday and Thursday, when the weather service forecasts a 30% and 50% chance of snow, respectively.

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Here’s the full forecast from the National Weather Service

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41 degrees. There’s a 30% chance of snow showers after noon. 

Thursday: Expect partly sunny conditions with a high of 37 degrees. There’s a 50% chance of snow, with less than an inch of new accumulation possible. 

Friday: Partly sunny skies in the forecast with a high reaching 44 degrees. 

Saturday: Mostly sunny skies with a high of 39 degrees.

Sunday: Expect mostly sunny skies with a high of 55 degrees. 

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