Nov 2, 2013 7:24 AM by Meteorologist Stephanie Ortmann
The weather is looking great for this weekend with sunny skies overhead today and mostly sunny skies expected for Sunday. Temperatures will be mild throughout the weekend with highs topping out around 5 to 10 degrees above average for this time of year. And don't forget that daylight saving time ends tonight. Set your clocks back one hour before going to bed.
A storm system will affect much of the state Monday into Tuesday bringing cold and snow to us here in Southern Colorado. Rain will change over to snow across the lower elevations Monday night with snow lingering into part of the day Tuesday. Tuesday will be cold and cloudy as well with highs in the 30s for most areas.
Snow amounts are still a little questionable with this storm. But as of today, the central mountains look to pick up about a foot of new snow, the eastern mountains may pick up around half a foot of snow, the Palmer Divide and areas north of Colorado Springs may see up to 4" of snow, with the rest of the region including the Southeastern Plains only getting an inch or two. Please keep in mind that these amounts are subject to change as better information becomes available as we get closer to Tuesday. Stay tuned to KOAA over the coming days for updates including right here on KOAA.com.
The weather will improve for the second half of the workweek with highs warming back into the 50s/60s by Thursday under mostly sunny skies.
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