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.
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.