Apr 30, 2013 6:03 PM by John Dissauer
RED FLAG WARNINGS
Red Flag Warnings continue for much of southern Colorado through 8:00pm. Gusty winds combined with dry conditions makes for
THE POLAR PLUNGE
The much advertised cold front is still on track to pass through the KOAA viewing area early Wednesday morning. Behind the front, temperatures will begin to fall. By 7am Wednesday temperatures will range from the upper 30°s to middle 40°s. Temperatures are then expected to fall in to the 30°s and low 40°s by afternoon.
With cloudy skies, there will be scattered showers mixed with snow showers through the day. The rain should begin to change over to all snow by late afternoon. The "heaviest" snow will fall during the late afternoon and evening hours Wednesday.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES
The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued Winter Weather Advisories for northern El Passo, Teller County, the Wet Mountains and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The advisories are in effect from 12:00am Wednesday through 3:00am Thursday.
If there is measurable snow Wednesday or Thursday, it will be first measurable May snow in 5 years for Colorado Springs and 12 years for Pueblo.
-Meteorologist John Dissauer