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Weather Alert Day: Bitter cold and blowing snow to start 2019

Posted at 5:24 PM, Dec 31, 2018

Tonight’s Forecast:

We’re ending the year with bitterly cold temperatures. We continue to drop this evening and overnight with lows in the single digits on either side of zero. Windchills will be in the negatives, even as we ring in the new year at midnight. Bundle up if you have any plans to head out for celebrations. Aside from the cold and wind, areas of snow will be around. These will be least abundant around the Pikes Peak region, where they try to taper off tonight with just flurries lingering into early 2019. More snow will be around for the Wets, Sangres, and southern I-25 corridor. These areas could end up with a few additional inches overnight into early Tuesday.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low – -1, High – 14. Bitterly cold tonight with flurries. A chilly day tomorrow with some pm sunshine.

PUEBLO: Low – 3, High – 16. Areas of snow with minor accumulations tonight. Windy and bitterly cold. A chilly day with improving skies to start 2019.

CANON CITY: Low – 2, High – 15. Areas of snow and strong winds tonight with minor accumulation. Skies try to improve Tuesday with frigid temps.

WOODLAND PARK: Low – -8, High – 14. Flurries and light snow tonight. Improving skies Tuesday with chilly temperatures..

TRI-LAKES: Low – -0’s, High – 10’s. Flurries and minor snow tonight. Improving skies and winds tomorrow.

PLAINS: Low – 0’s, High – 10’s. A few areas of snow and flurries overnight with little to no accumulation. Bitter cold tomorrow with improving skies.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low – 0’s, High – 10’s. A cold night with areas of snow and blowing snow. Around 1-3″ of additional snow. Colder still on Tuesday with improving winds and skies.

REST OF THE WEEK: Flurries will be possible around the Pikes Peak Region during the early morning hours with some additional snow throughout the day for the higher elevations. Skies will try to improve during the afternoon hours. Winds will be better, but temperatures will still be frigid with highs only in the 10’s. Bitterly cold again Tuesday night with lows in the positive and negative single digits. Sunshine returns on Wednesday and continues for the rest of the work week. Temperatures get above freezing on Wednesday as we transition towards warmer days. Highs get into the 50’s for the rest of the week. Out next chance for any precipitation holds off until next week.