Cold and cloudy with light snow showers

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Posted at 4:58 AM, Apr 05, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-05 08:39:27-04

Today’s Forecast:
Another cold day in southern Colorado, but this time with less wind!

Cold and overcast skies will dominate the afternoon with high temperatures in the 30s and 40s across the plains.

Snow showers are possible late today and tonight, generally across the Pikes Peak Region and Castle Rock. While a narrow band of snow could produce a couple of inches tonight, most of the snow we see will be light with accumulations of an inch or less.

We'll dry out overnight with clearing clouds by Thursday morning.

Colorado Springs forecast: High: 39; Low: 20. Mostly cloudy, breezy, and cold through the afternoon. Snow showers are expected late today and tonight with 2 inches or less across most of the city. Chances are best that most of the city sees an inch or less.

Pueblo forecast: High: 46; Low: 17. Mostly cloudy, cold, and breezy with dry daytime conditions. A few snowflakes or a light flurry are possible late today, but for the most part, Pueblo will stay dry.

Canon City forecast: High: 43; Low: 23. Mostly cloudy, cold, and breezy with a chance for flurries late today and tonight.

Woodland Park forecast: High: 29; Low: 11. Mostly cloudy, really cold, and breezy with light snow showers and flurries. Teller County should see two inches or less.

Tri-Lakes forecast: High: 30s; Low: 10s. Mostly cloudy, cold, and breezy with light snow showers and flurries. Two inches or less is the expected snow total for the Tri-Lakes area.

Plains forecast: High: 40s; Low: 20s. Mostly cloudy, dry, and cold through the afternoon and evening.

Walsenburg and Trinidad forecast: High: 40s; Low: 10s. Mostly cloudy, windy, and cold with dry daytime and evening conditions.

Mountains forecast: High: 30s; Low: 10s. Cloudy and really cold with snow showers through the afternoon and evening. A few mountain roads could get slick today and tonight.

Extended outlook forecast:
The weather will be amazing for the next five days with clearing skies and warming temperatures!

Highs will return to average Thursday with a warming trend through the weekend. Fire danger may return this weekend depending on the strength of the wind.


Colorado Snowpack status

With three days left until the usual peak in Colorado snowpack, we're still reporting solid numbers statewide. The strongest snowpack remains west in the Gunnison and San Juan/Dolores basins, with the Arkansas Basin at least closer to normal for this time of year.

Checking Colorado's Snowpack in Early April


Curious about the First Alert 5 Weather Storm Impact Scale? Check out our cheatsheet explainer.

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