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Wintry blast arrives Thursday and Friday

Posted: 6:10 PM, Oct 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-10 00:37:21-04
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Tonight’s Forecast: The well advertised winter blast arrives overnight, The cold front will move into southern Colorado tonight, bringing gusty winds up to 40 mph. Keep animals indoors tonight for their safety. Temperatures tomorrow will stay cold, and gradually drop through the afternoon.

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COLORADO SPRINGS: Low - 29; High - 32. Winds pick up after 9 pm, gusting overnight near 40 mph. Tomorrow grab the big coats! Wind chill will make it feel much colder outside. Light to moderate snow begins in the afternoon.

PUEBLO: Low - 35; High - 39. Much cooler tomorrow, staying in the 30s all day. The wind chill will make it feel below freezing all afternoon. A mix or rain and snow eventually turning to light snow is likely in the evening, with little to no accumulation.

CANON CITY: Low - 35; High - 39. Much cooler tomorrow, staying in the 30s all day. The wind chill will make it feel below freezing all afternoon. Light snow is possible in the early afternoon to early evening.

WOODLAND PARK: Low - 25; High - 27. Very cold tomorrow, in the 20s all day. Bundle up, as winds will make it feel cooler. Moderate snowfall begins late morning and ends in the late afternoon.

TRI-LAKES: Low - 10s; High - 20s. Monument hill and the Tri-lakes sees the cold front first and may have some of the highest totals of this event, from 2 to 5 inches. Bitter cold will be felt all day with gusty winds.

PLAINS: Low - 30s; High - 40s. Temperatures may stay above freezing tomorrow, but the wind chill will make it feel very cold. Snow impacts will be minimal on the Plains.

WALSENBURG/TRINIDAD: Low - 30s; High - 30s. Staying in the 30s all day, with lesser impacts from this storm overall. Winds will be lighter than areas north and snow impacts should be minimal. Bundle up none the less!

Extended Outlook: Friday morning we see the coolest temperatures from this event, to the single digits and the teens widespread in the state. Keep pets indoors and stay warm! After a chilly Friday afternoon, with sunshine, the weekend will be much more mild. 60s and 70s return to the extended forecast starting Saturday.