…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF THE AREA FOR SUNDAY
This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight
Drizzle and freezing drizzle will develop during the night tonight
over the foothills and plains. The drizzle will change to snow
early Sunday morning, especially in areas north of Denver. This
combination could produce icy roads even with little or no snow
accumulation. The main threat will be after midnight near the
northern border and in the foothills, and closer to sunrise in
the Denver area.
snow showers will also develop over the mountains tonight,
spreading slowly from north to south. An inch or two of snow is
likely in areas north of Interstate 70.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday
Light snow is expected for much of the forecast area on Sunday,
with a chance of snow over the eastern plains. Freezing drizzle
will be mixed in early Sunday morning. Moderate snow is expected
Sunday night, tapering off to light snow Monday and Monday night.
Moderate to heavy snow is expected Tuesday and Tuesday night.
Snow will end through the morning Wednesday with dry conditons
expected the rest of Wednesday through next weekend.
Possible snow accumulations for the Sunday and Monday period are
8 to 18 inches in the mountains and 5 to 10 inches over the
western portion of the plains including Denver. Lighter snow will
occur over far eastern Colorado. Another round of snow is expected
Tuesday and Tuesday night which may bring significant additional
The airmass will be cold through much of the week with record low
temperatures possible Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.