Another winter storm is headed for Colorado. The storm should impact the area by late Tuesday bringing with it snowfall and strong winds.
“A storm system off the Pacific Northwest will move into the region by late Tuesday. Rain and Snow will develop late in the day, likely changing to all snow with strong winds developing on the back side of the storm system Tuesday night into early Wednesday. If the storm develops as expected, blizzard conditions will be possible on the eastern plains of Colorado. Until then, look for dry and mild conditions to prevail today and Monday. Temperatures will continue their warming trend under sunny skies today.” – US National Weather Service Denver/Boulder Colorado
Special Weather Statement
…ANOTHER FAST-MOVING STORM WILL BRING A CHANGE TO WINTER WEATHERTUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY…
A PACIFIC STORM WILL QUICKLY MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS WEEK.
MONDAY WILL BECOME WINDY AS SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE AHEAD OF THE STORM. THE COLD FRONT SHOULD PASS THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WIDESPREAD VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW ARE EXPECTED. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL LOWER FROM 7000 TO 8000 TUESDAY AFTERNOON TO BELOW 5000 FEET TUESDAY EVENING. SNOWFALL SHOULD EXTEND TO ALL THE VALLEY BOTTOMS AND OTHER LOWER ELEVATION AREAS BY AROUND MIDNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT.
MODERATE SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE IN THE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY…WITH PRECIPITATION DECREASING FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. SOME SNOWFALL SHOULD CONTINUE THURSDAY ON NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES OF THE COLORADO NORTHERN AND PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. NEGATIVE IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE ON ALL THE MAJOR HIGHWAYS ACROSS EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO…SO PLAN TRAVEL ACCORDINGLY.
THIS STORM SYSTEM CONTINUES TO EVOLVE. MONITOR FORECASTS FOR
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