Weather - Forecast

Jan 4, 2014 8:19 AM by Meteorologist Stephanie Ortmann

Snowy conditions through tonight

It'll be a cold, cloudy, and snowy day today. Clouds and then snow will fill in from north to south across the region today behind a cold front. Temperatures will also fall with teens and 20s expected in most spots by sunset. Snow will be likely across most of Southern Colorado this afternoon and evening. Travel out on the roads will be hazardous through tonight especially in the mountains and between Denver and Colorado Springs.

Higher elevations including the eastern mountains, the Palmer Divide, and the Wets and Sangres look to pick up anywhere from 3 to 5" of new snow. Areas along the Front Range will see snowfall totals ranging from 1 to 4". The Eastern Plains will see the least amount of snow with 1 to 3" of snow possible. Keep in mind that isolated areas may see an additional inch or two on top of the projected totals.

The snow will push out of the region overnight. Temperatures will hover around zero degrees by daybreak Sunday and won't warm too much into the afternoon. Highs Sunday will be in the 20s with sunbreaks and a few flurries possible at times.

Warmer temperatures look to return to Southern Colorado by Tuesday with highs in the 40s/50s with dry conditions holding out Monday through Thursday.

Follow me on Twitter for the latest forecast, watches, warnings, advisories, and more: @StephOrtmann_WX.

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