It’s autumn and we’re forecasting in the Front Range. I can all but guarantee something weird is coming.
At 756PM, MT, Fort Collins was reporting a temperature of 46 degrees with clear skies. A trough driving into the Plains was introducing a brisk northwesterly flow to the flatlands east of Fort Collins, while a mostly westerly flow was emanating from the Rockies.
The trough is on its way east towards the Mid Atlantic, which will help deter the blustery winds, and will encourage a warm up as an upper level ridge builds into Rockies. Tomorrow will still be a cool day, but by mid-week, a noticeable warm up will arrive in Fort Collins. Clear skies and a dry atmosphere will lead to some chilly mornings despite the warmth.
Tomorrow – Mostly sunny, High 65, Low 32
Wednesday – Mostly sunny, High 76, Low 36
TWC: Tomorrow – Plentiful sunshine. High 65, Low 35
Wednesday – A mainly sunny sky. High 77, Low 37
AW: Tomorrow – Mostly sunny High 64, Low 33
Wednesday – Sunny and warmer High 75, Low 36
NWS: Tomorrow – Sunny High 61, Low 33
Wednesday – Sunny High 74, Low 37
WB: Tomorrow – Mostly sunny, HIgh 62, Low 31
Wedensday – Mostly sunny, High 73, Low 37
WN: Tomorrow – Mostly cloudy, High 61, Low 33
Wednesday – Sunny, High 74, Low 37
FIO: Tomorrow – Partly cloudy until evening. High 63, Low 36
Wednesday – Clear throughout the day. High 73, Low 38
Here is a look at the satellite, on which you can see the faintest trace of the upper level trough moving through the Upper Midwest.