Major winter storm for parts of Colorado starting Monday night

Snow accumulation forecast Monday night & Tuesday
Posted at 5:05 PM, Nov 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-24 19:33:59-05

Tonight's Forecast: For tonight, we'll see dry skies and gusty mountain winds across Southern Colorado. Overnight lows will drop below freezing, coldest across the San Luis Valley, where lows will be in the single digits and teens.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 29; High: 46. Dry weather during the day on Monday, with cooler temperatures and increasing clouds. Snow showers will begin late in the evening, picking up in coverage and intensity during the overnight hours.

PUEBLO: Low: 26; High: 50. Cooler weather as we head back to work for the start of Thanksgiving week. Clouds will thicken up during the evening hours, with light snow possible during the overnight hours.

CANON CITY: Low: 30; High: 52. A dry and cool start to the week will turn snowy and unsettled late Monday night and Tuesday. Highs on Monday will top out near 50 degrees.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 24; High: 43. Daytime highs on Monday will be in the 40s, with increasing clouds and snow in the forecast by early evening. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect for Teller County 10 pm Monday night.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 20s; High: 40s. We'll see a cooler and cloudier start to the week, with snow returning to the forecast Monday evening. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect for northern El Paso County 10 pm Monday night.

PLAINS: Low: 20s/30s; High: 50s. Dry skies on Monday across the Plains should make for a pretty nice start to the work week. Highs will top out in the low to mid 50s.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 20s; High: 50s. Partly to mostly cloudy and dry on Monday. Chances for light snow increase overnight Monday into Tuesday morning.

Extended Outlook: We're getting a much better handle on the Monday night/Tuesday storm. Winter Storm Warnings cover northern parts of El Paso County and Teller County from Monday night through midday Tuesday. Amounts in these areas will range between 4-8", with local amounts to 10". Snow totals for Colorado Springs will range between 2-4", with higher amounts on the north side of town. Pueblo will see less as the bulk of the storm impacts Northern Colorado. Travel Tuesday morning will be difficult to near impossible from the Palmer Divide into Denver due to heavy, blowing snow. Single digits and teens follow Tuesday night, with dry skies Wednesday and Thanksgiving Day.