Weather Alert Day: Snow and cold arrive

Posted at 5:21 AM, Nov 11, 2018

Today’s Forecast:

Snow develops throughout the morning hours and continues for most of the day. A few breaks at times, but we’re generally looking at a very wintry day. It’s a good day to stay inside. If you have to head out, allow plenty of time and be careful on the roads. Winds will be breezy at times and temperatures will be much colder, not warming much from this morning. Daytime temperatures will stay below freezing nearly everywhere. Snow continues tonight before clearing on Monday. Accumulations of about 2-4″ for the eastern plains. 2-5″, more in isolated areas, for locations like Colorado Springs and Pueblo. About 4-8″ for the southern I-25 corridor and the Palmer Divide. A foot or more will be possible for the peaks of the Wets and Sangres.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High – 28; Low – 14. Snow develops and sticks around for most of the day and night with colder temperatures and breezy winds at times. Accumulations of 2-5″ by Monday morning, increasing as you head further north and west.

PUEBLO: High – 32; Low – 18. Snow showers and much colder today and tonight. Accumulations of 2-5″ possible by Monday morning.

CANON CITY: High – 20’s; Low – 10’s. Snow moves in and continues for most of the day and night. Accumulations of 3-6″ possible, increasing with elevation.

WOODLAND PARK: High – 19; Low – 0’s. Snow develops today and continues tonight. At least 3-6″ of accumulations for most, increasing with height.

TRI-LAKES: High – 20’s; Low – 10’s. Snow today, tonight, and into early Monday. 4-8″ possible, potentially higher for some areas of the Palmer Divide.

PLAINS: High – 30; Low – 10’s. Snow today and tonight, clearing late tonight into Monday. 2-4″ of accumulation for many.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High – 20’s; Low – 10’s. Snow today and tonight, lingering into Monday morning. 4-8″ possible, with higher totals for higher elevations.

REST OF THE WEEK: Snow continues to clear on Monday. A chilly start to the day with morning lows in the single digits and 10’s. Skies will be improving, but temperatures stay cold with highs only in the 20’s. Another bitterly cold Monday night before we see some improvement for the rest of the week. Highs start to transition on Tuesday, getting into the 40’s. Starting on Wednesday we’ll be back in the 50’s for the rest of the week. A dry cold front will send our progress back a few degrees on Friday, proceeded by some breezy winds on Thursday. After today and Monday skies look mainly sunny and dry for the rest of the week.