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Snow and wind Tuesday, clearing and cold Tuesday night

Southern Colorado snow accumulation map
Posted at 7:43 AM, Nov 24, 2020

Today’s Forecast:
We'll see a Weather Alert kind of day across Southern Colorado, with rain, snow and gusty winds in the forecast. Rain will transition to snow in most areas by late this morning, with snow exiting the region by late this afternoon. Temperatures will be cold throughout the day, with most of us not warming out of the 30s.

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COLORADO SPRINGS: High: 35; Low: 18. Strong winds and snow through mid-afternoon across the Pikes Peak Region. The best accumulations will be across the northern suburbs, with lesser amounts expected south of Rockrimmon. Snow totals from a trace to 3".

PUEBLO: High: 43; Low: 17. Morning rain showers will give way to snow by late this morning. With the strong north winds, we won't see as much here in Pueblo as other areas. Snow totals from a trace to 2".

CANON CITY: High: 42; Low: 27. A rain/snow mix this morning will transition to snow before the lunch hour. In addition to the snow, it will be windy today. Snow totals from a trace to 2".

WOODLAND PARK: High: 29; Low: 15. Snow and blowing snow across Teller County today. Most of it will wrap up by early afternoon as the storm pulls away, leaving us very cold tonight. Snow totals from 3-6".

TRI-LAKES: High: 20s/30s; Low: 10s. Windy and cold today, with areas of snow through early this afternoon. Temperatures will drop throughout the afternoon hours, and fall all the way down to the teens later tonight. Snow totals from 3-6".

PLAINS: High: 30s/40s; Low: 10s/20s. A mix of rain and snow will move into the Plains late this morning and afternoon. It will also be windy through the afternoon, with northerly gusts in excess of 40 mph. Snow totals of less than one inch are possible.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: High: 30s; Low: 20s. Some rain early this morning, with periods of snow the rest of the day on Tuesday. In addition to the snow, it will be cold and windy. Snow totals from 1-4".

MOUNTAINS: High: 10s/20s; Low: 0s/10s. A wintry mess today for the mountains of Southern Colorado. Most mountain ranges will be under a Winter Weather Advisory through the afternoon, with 6-12" of fresh snow expected to fall before the storm wraps up.

Extended Outlook:
Dry and cold by Wednesday morning, with 10s and 20s for the early morning hours. Highs will rebound nicely for Wednesday and Thanksgiving Day, warming back into the 40s and 50s. A weak disturbance pushes into Southern Colorado late on Thanksgiving, bringing the chance for snow flurries and light snow showers from Thursday night into Friday morning. This will produce a cooler end to the week, with highs behind the front on Friday dropping 5-10 degrees.