Southeast Colorado weekend weather: Cooler, continued rain potential
Potential for rain continues across southeast Colorado, including Kiowa and Cheyenne counties, over the course of Friday into the weekend.
Friday will see highs in the mid-80s, falling to the low 60s overnight. While the chances for rain are relatively low, storms that do develop will potentially be severe, bringing hail and strong wind gusts, particularly for eastern Cheyenne County including Cheyenne Wells. Hail could reach one inch in diameter.
For the weekend, chances for rain and thunderstorms increase. Late afternoon and evening thunderstorm could be severe Saturday, especially in eastern Kiowa and Cheyenne counties. The potential for one inch hail returns to the area, along with gusty winds where storms do develop. Highs in the mid- to upper 80s are expected Saturday, with upper 70s in the forecast Sunday. Overnight lows in the mid-50s are expected both days.
Going into the work week, high temperatures begin to climb again, while potential for rain decreases.
Monday, low 80s are expected, with overnight lows in the mid 50s. Late day and ever evening thunderstorms are possible.
Temperatures return to the upper 80s Tuesday, dropping to around 60 at night. Rain and thunderstorms are unlikely.
Upper 80s and low 90s are in the forecast for Wednesday, with lows in the upper 50s. Rain is not currently expected.
Temperature and Precipitation Forecast