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Apr 2, 2012 5:51 PM by Mike Madson

A blast of wintry weather to start the week

That blast of wind you've been experiencing and the sharp drop in temperatures is the result of a cold front that went past earlier.  Now a big low pressure system is edging across northern New Mexico, and will swirl areas of rain and snow into the state through Tuesday. Some of the heaviest precipitation will be between midnight and Tuesday noon.  Winter Storm Warnings are in effect through Tuesday afternoon for the Sangre de Cristo, Wet Mountains and southern Foothills. More than a foot of snow is likely above 9000 feet. 4-8" below 7,000 feet. Winter Storm Warnings are also in effect for Teller and northern El Paso counties. 6-12" of snow is possible (though some will initially melt). Winter Weather Advisories cover southern El Paso, Fremont and Pueblo counties from midnight to noon Tuesday. 2-6" is possible in these areas (again, with some melting initially). Expect higher snowfall totals north and west of Colorado Springs.  Tuesday night, Snowfall will be tapering off, leading to increasing sunshine on Wednesday. A sunny, mild day on Thursday, Another round of wind Friday and Saturday, and "seasonable" days on Sunday and Monday.

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