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Strong cold front with wind, snow arrives tomorrow

Posted at 5:59 PM, Mar 18, 2020

Tonight's Forecast:
Snow moves into the mountains this evening as a storm system approached from the west. A powerful cold front arrives early Thursday morning to the eastern Plains and front range as a low pressure system strengthens at the surface over southeastern Colorado. Winds will being to pick up, and shift to a northerly direction.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low: 36; High: 40. The city proper is not under the blizzard warning, but still expect strong wind gusts and blowing snow. A sharp gradient in snow from north to south will be seen.

PUEBLO: Low: 39; High: 50. A windy day as a whole, with scattered showers. Precipitation will be a mix of snow and rain.

CANON CITY: Low: 41; High: 51. A bit less windy than the Plains tomorrow, but gusty with scattered snow showers.

WOODLAND PARK: Low: 29; High: 31. Winter storm warning in effect from 6 am Thursday until midnight. Heavy snow with gusty winds likely.

TRI-LAKES: Low: 30s; High: 30s. Very strong winds and heavy snow likely tomorrow. A blizzard warning is in effect for northern El Paso county from 9 am until midnight.

PLAINS: Low: 40s; High: 50s/60s. Very wind in the Plains tomorrow, but with lighter snow. Gusts may top 50 mph.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low: 30s; High: 40s/50s. Gusty tomorrow with winds increasing through the morning. Showers will be scattered and light.

Extended Outlook:
The sky clears out Friday, but temperatures remain cold in the 30s and 40s for highs. The weekend is trending nicer, with sunshine and temperatures about 10 degrees above average.