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The sun returns to southern Colorado on Sunday

Tonight’s predictions:
Gray and humid skies will remain in place over lower elevations for most of the evening. The potential for drizzle and light rain showers should end between 10 p.m. and midnight, but clouds are expected to stay in place overnight. There could even be some fog developing by Sunday morning.

As for temperatures, the overnight lows will be the coldest of the season, with a mix of 30 and 40 degrees for southern Colorado.

Colorado Springs Forecast: Low: 43; High: 73; The cold low temperatures in the morning will give way to a sunny and warmer afternoon as the highs are expected to warm up about 20 degrees from what we saw today.

Pueblo Forecast: Low: 45; High: 76; A cool, overcast morning will give way to sunshine and a near-perfect September afternoon, with high temperatures expected to warm into the mid-70s.

Forecast of the city of Canon: Down: 47; High: 76; Cool enough on a Sunday morning that you’ll probably want a light jacket or sweatshirt if you’re out in the morning, but by mid-70s afternoons should be warm enough to shake off some of these layers.

Woodland Park Forecast: Down: 35; High: 72; Not quite freezing at Woodland Park, but parts of Teller County could get there early Sunday morning. After the severe morning chill, the highs will warm up comfortably into the lower 70s.

Tri-Lakes Forecast: Down: 30/40 years; High: 60s/70s; After a gray and gloomy Saturday, we will see a return to sun and mild air on Sunday as the afternoon high is expected to climb to near 70 degrees.

Plains Forecast: Down: 30/40 years; High: 70s; Morning clouds and patchy fog will give way to a bright sunny afternoon as highs warm to the 70s over the plains on Sunday.

Forecast Walsenburg and Trinidad: Down: 40 years ; High: 60s/70s; Take a jacket for the morning hours as temps will be cool, starting in the 40s. As the sun returns in the afternoon, temps will hit the upper 60s and 70s.

Mountain Forecast: Low: 30s; High: 60s/70s; A beautiful end to the weekend through the mountains of southern Colorado, with sunshine and mild afternoon highs expected after a fairly chilly start to the day.

Long term forecast:
As the high pressure returns to the Rockies this coming week, the heat will also return. Although it won’t be as hot as what we saw last week, the highs will still hit the 80s and 90s in the lower elevations, and that’s above average for this time of year .

The heat will continue throughout the week, along with the potential for a few mid-week showers and thunderstorms, moisture that will come to Colorado from the remnants of what was once Hurricane Kay.

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