Apr 26, 2010 6:56 AM by Jamie Smith
Scattered snow/rain showers expected across southern Colorado Monday morning. Snow levels are expected to drop to near 6000 feet by morning, with 1 to 3 inches of snow possible across the Pikes Peak region and along the Palmer Divide. Showers should move out of the region by the afternoon, leaving chilly temperatures and cloudy skies.
A high pressure will begin to build across the Rockies Monday night and persist through Tuesday. Expect a pleasant day on Tuesday across southern Colorado, with highs beginning to warm into the upper 60s to lower 70s across the plains.
The main impacts for Wednesday will be strong winds over the plains and lowered humidity values. We could see gusts across the plains around 35-40 kts through the afternoon. Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 70s to low 80s for the afternoon. Rain and snow showers expected to develop over the western and central mountains by late wednesday afternoon.
A cold front will move across Colorado by Thursday morning, expect showers to be ongoing over the western and central mountains Thursday morning spreading east across Teller county, Palmer Divide, and along the eastern mountains through the day. Much cooler temperatures will accompany the cold front with highs only in the 60s across the plains.