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Weather Alert Day: Rain and Snow Make A Return

Posted: 4:52 AM, May 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-03 06:52:40-04

Today’s Forecast:
A large low pressure system moving into Kansas and Nebraska today will spin rain and snow back into southern Colorado this morning through the afternoon. Rain will fall primarily across the lower elevations with snow falling mainly at elevations over 7500 feet. North winds today will keep temperatures very cool with Colorado Springs warming only into the low 50s and near 60 degrees in Pueblo. The winds will gust up over 20 mph today making temperatures feel much cooler. North winds will keep the bulk of the moisture no the Palmer Divide and Monument Hill as well as into the mountains west of I-25. Monument will likely see snow mixed in with rain through the morning but accumulation will be little to nothing as the roads are still warm. Woodland Park and much of Teller county will see the best snow accumulation with 1 to 3 inches expected through today. Tonight we’ll be dry and the winds will die down as temperatures fall into the 30s and 40s.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High – 67; Low – 33. Morning light showers and sprinkles with a few heavy rains mixed in as we move towards noon. Generally drier through the second half of the day but light showers will still be possible off and on till the end of the afternoon. Tonight we’ll be cold and dry.

PUEBLO: High – 67; Low – 33. Scattered showers will be possible late this morning and through the early afternoon. Strong north winds will dry much of the rain coming into Pueblo but light showers are still expected off and on during the day. Tonight we’ll be cold and dry.

CANON CITY: High – 67; Low – 33. Rain will move in later this morning and last off and on through the afternoon, finally pulling out of Fremont county by 5pm. We’ll be breezy and cool through Canon City and no snow is expected. Expect dry and cold conditions tonight.

WOODLAND PARK: High – 67; Low – 33. Snow from the morning through the afternoon is expected across Woodland Park and Teller county. Accumulation will be between 1 to 3 inches mainly on the grassy areas and metal surfaces like your car. Tonight we’ll be cold and dry.

TRI-LAKES: High – 67; Low – 33. Snow is expected this morning mixed with rain as the day moves on and temperatures warm up slightly. The winds will be strong this afternoon out of the north and that will pop heavy moisture over the Palmer Divide and Monument Hill. Snow is expected to stay under 1 inch in Monument and mainly to the grassy areas, the roads should stay warm enough to remain wet.

PLAINS: High – 67; Low – 33. Cool temperatures, strong winds and spotty showers possible around midday through the early afternoon. Tonight we’ll be cold and dry.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High – 67; Low – 33. Showers are possible this afternoon with some snow to the mountains west of Walsenburg. It will be windy and cool today but we’ll be cold and dry tonight.


WEEKEND OUTLOOK OR NEXT WEATHER MAKER
Friday and Saturday look amazing with steadily warming temperatures! The sun will be back Friday with highs returning to the 60s and 70s. Sunday looks dry right now but Monday we have another chance for scattered thunderstorms across the region.


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