Posted: Jan 27, 2013 10:00 AM by Jennifer Jacobs
Updated: Jan 27, 2013 10:14 AM
Snow picking up again in the mountains this afternoon.
***A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 5 AM Tuesday for the Eastern San Juan Mountains below 10,000 ft and the Upper Rio Grande Valley including South Fork and Creede. We are expecting 6 to 12 inches of snow accumulation.
A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from this afternoon through late Monday night for the Sawatch and Mosquito Ranges, the La Garita Mountains above 10,000 ft, and the Eastern San Juan Mountains below 10,000 ft.
Another round of moderate to heavy snow will continue over the area through Tuesday morning. We are expecting significant accumulations possibly in excess of a foot.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 5 AM Tuesday for the La Garita Mountains above 10,000 ft and the Eastern San Juan Mountains including Wolf Creek and Cumbres Passes.
Snow will intensify Sunday evening and it will be heavy at times. We expect 8 to 14 inches in the La Garita Mountains and 1 to 2 feet in the Eastern San Juans. There will also be southwest winds at 15-25 mph.***
TODAY: Another nice day with highs in the 50s and low 60s. Mostly cloudy tonight with mild overnight lows in the 20s and low 30s.
MONDAY: Slightly cooler with mostly cloudy skies. A chance for snow Monday night. Overnight lows will be seasonable with readings in the mid teens to low 20s.
TUESDAY: Much colder with highs only in the upper 20s and 30s. A slight chance for snow in Colorado Springs and Pueblo with a better chance in Teller County.
WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY: Dry conditions and temperatures will be about 10 degrees warmer...near seasonable readings for the last two days of January. What? I know. I can't believe it either.
FEBRUARY 1st: Dry conditions and warmer with highs in the mid 40s to low 50s.
SATURDAY: Warmer with highs in the 50s...staying dry.