Winter Storm Warnings in place through Wednesday morning

Winter Storm Warning
Posted at 4:27 PM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 20:43:22-04

Tonight’s Forecast: Snow will continue to fill in across the region this evening. It has mostly been light through this afternoon over Colorado Springs due to strong downsloping north winds. Pueblo has been seeing steady snow most of the day, along with the Palmer Divide and Canon City. The snow will intensify tonight, with the worst conditions expected from 8 pm until 7 am Wednesday.

As of 2:40 pm, *Winter Storm Warnings* have been expanded to include Pueblo and Fremont counties. A combination of heavy snow, strong wind and blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility and lead to hazardous condition for both the evening commute and tomorrow morning's commute. Snow will taper off from north to south between 6 and 9 am, with perhaps some lingering snow showers over the southern regions and the Plains through 12 pm.

COLORADO SPRINGS: Low - 5; High - 20. Periods of light to moderate snow overnight tonight into Wednesday morning will taper off in the Springs before sunrise. Decreasing clouds and cold temperatures will follow as dry skies return for the afternoon. Totals from 2-4".

PUEBLO: Low - 10; High - 22. A Winter Storm Warning in effect for all of Pueblo County until 9 am Wednesday. The heaviest snow should wind down around sunrise, with dry skies for the afternoon. Totals from 4-8".

CANON CITY: Low - 11; High - 25. The second storm of the week will be a significant snow maker for Fremont County. Heavy snow and gusty winds will make travel difficult through early Wednesday. Totals from 6-10".

WOODLAND PARK: Low - 3 Below; High - 17. Snowfall through the overnight, with both the air temperature and the wind chill value below zero during the morning hours. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect here until 9 am. Totals from 3-7"

TRI-LAKES: Low - 0s; High - 10s. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 9 am Wednesday. The heaviest snow will fall here overnight tonight into early Wednesday morning. Dry and cold during the day on Wednesday. Totals from 3-7".

PLAINS: Low - 10s; High - 30s. Cold and snowy weather in the morning will turn to partly sunny skies for the afternoon. Dry skies should return before the lunch hour. Totals from 3-8".

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low - 0s/10s; High - 20s/30s. Snowy in the morning, with dry skies by the afternoon. Totals from 3-6" near Trinidad. Totals from 5-11" for Walsenburg.

Extended Outlook: As the snow comes to an end by late Wednesday morning, improving weather conditions and dry skies move in through the afternoon hours. By Wednesday night, the story then goes from snow to cold. Ovenight lows heading into Thursday morning will be in the single digits and below zero. Halloween will be chilly and dry, with highs in the 30s and 40s. We stay cold on Friday, with temperatures gradually warming through the upcoming weekend.