Feb 23, 2013 11:38 AM by Jennifer Jacobs
TODAY: Mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the upper 40s in Colorado Springs and Canon City, near 50 Pueblo, mid 30s in Teller County.
TONIGHT: Increasing clouds tonight with mostly cloudy skies overnight. Snow should begin to fall around 5am and continue through Sunday. Lows in the teens
***BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY, MONUMENT RIDGE, RAMPART RANGE INCLUDING BLACK FOREST, AND AIR FORCE ACADEMY***
You can expect 5-10" and north winds at 20 to 35 mph with gust to 50.
***AND FURTHER SOUTH, FOR UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN, LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING WALSENBURG, TRINIDAD, BRANSON AND KIM***
You can expect 4-6" and north wind 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
***WINTER STORM WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR THE SANGRE DE CRISTO, WET MOUNTAINS, PIKES PEAK AND TELLER COUNTY.***
You can expect 6-12" and northeast winds 15 to 30 mph gusting to 45 mph.
SUNDAY: Cloudy, cold, snow and wind. What a difference a day can make in Colorado. Highs will only warm into the 20 and low 30s.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with snow and very cold conditions. Overnight lows will fall into the single digits.
NEXT WEEK: Dry most of the week and temperatures will stay slightly below average with highs in the mid 30s to low 40s. Friday will be warmer with temperatures similar to today.