Periods of snow and rain today, tonight and Friday morning

Posted at 6:32 AM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 14:56:10-04

Today’s Forecast:
Snow overnight will continue through the morning hours with more snow expected to return late today into the overnight hours. Rain was mixing in with snow over highway 50 by Pueblo and east out into the plains, but most areas at 6,000 feet or higher are seeing all rain in the morning. We’ll get periods of clearing east of the mountains from the late morning to the early afternoon. Snow coming back late today and tonight will add another few inches across Teller and northern El Paso County, but very little accumulation is expected below 7,000 feet.

COLORADO SPRINGS: High – 38; Low – 31. Light to moderate snow across town through the mid-morning with drier skies through lunch. Showers and snow will return in the afternoon and last through the evening hours. A couple of inches are possible north of Woodmen Rd by Friday morning but south of Woodmen by downtown for instance, less than an inch is expected.

PUEBLO: High – 44; Low – 34.  Showers, sometimes mixed with snow in the morning will turn back to rain through the mid-morning with a slight break in the rain from the late morning to the early afternoon. Rain will continue from the afternoon through Friday morning although by Friday morning some snow could be mixed with rain. No snow accumulation is expected.

CANON CITY: High – 40; Low – 32. Snow in the morning will be mixed with rain at times but rain and snow will turn back to light showers through the mid-morning with periodic breaks in any precip through lunch time. Showers will return through the afternoon with rain lasting through parts of tonight with snow mixing in through Friday morning. Snow accumulations by Friday morning will range from a trace to 2 inches.

WOODLAND PARK: High – 28, Low – 23. Light snow in the morning will continue through the mid-morning with drier skies, still allowing for flurries, from lunch to the mid-afternoon. Light to at times moderate snow will return from the late afternoon through the evening hours, but only flurries are expected by Friday morning. Snow accumulations from the afternoon through the evening will range from 1 to 3 inches with a few stray areas getting closer to 4 inches.

TRI-LAKES: High – 30s, Low – 20s. Light snow through the mid-morning with mostly dry skies from lunch through the afternoon. Snow will return late today and last through the overnight hours, leading to a  few slick and slushy commutes possible by Friday morning. Snowfall totals overnight to tomorrow morning will range from a trace to 3 inches, most of that in the grass and on the side streets.

PLAINS: High – 40s, Low – 30s. Rain with some snow mixed far north or south of highway 50 through the morning with just scattered showers through the afternoon. Southeast winds later today and tonight will push most of the rain back west closer to the interstate overnight, but we could still see drizzle or light rain into Friday morning with no snow expected.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High – 30s, Low – 30s. Light snow showers through the morning with a break coming in the mid-morning to the early afternoon. We’ll see a rain/snow mixture from the late day through the overnight hours, but with little snow accumulation by Friday morning. Only a trace to a couple of inches is expected from Trinidad to Walsenburg by Friday morning, but most of I-25 will probably just stay wet.

Friday continues to dry out through the day and we launch into a warmer and dry weekend! Saturday will be dry but we’ll still probably see some decent cloud cover through the afternoon, especially in the Pikes Peak region. Sunny skies will be more widespread on Sunday with highs back in the upper 60s and lower 70s through the region!