'Pleasant' weather to hit Colorado Springs over next few days
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The view early Wednesday morning from the summit of Pikes Peak, looking south. (Courtesy of City of Colorado Springs)

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This might be a good time to go outside.

This week's forecast across Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region calls for relatively warm and dry days. according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo. Expect temperatures to reach into the 40s and 50s.

"It is going to be extremely dry today," the Weather Service said in a Wednesday weather bulletin. "Dry northwesterly flow will keep relative humidity values near the single digits!"

Colorado Springs could see a high near 49 degrees Wednesday with sunny skies. Similar conditions are expected for the following days, as the city is forecast to hit highs of 49 degrees Thursday, 55 degrees Friday and 56 degrees Saturday.

"Most days will be a mix of sun and clouds and light winds," Gazette news partner KKTV said in a report. "Overall, pretty pleasant!"

A storm system could move into the region this weekend, bringing a stray snow shower or two but "likely nothing major," KKTV reported. Temperatures are expected to be in the 40s Sunday.

The last measurable snow reported in Colorado Springs was Dec. 14, according to Gazette news partner KKTV.



Chhun Sun is a sports reporter with an emphasis in preps. He joined The Gazette in April 2015 and covered public safety for three years before joining @gazettepreps staff. The Thailand-born Cambodian-American has been in journalism for nearly two decades.