…WINTER STORM WATCH NORTHERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND NORTHEAST
PLAINS INCLUDING DENVER FOR MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY…
This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected across the forecast area today
through this evening. Towards dawn on Monday morning, increasing
cloudiness and a chance of snow is forecast for the northwestern
corner of the forecast area in Jackson County.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Monday through Saturday
There is increasing confidence on heavy snow from the northern
Colorado mountains across northeastern Colorado Monday night into
Tuesday. Snowfall accumulations of at least 6 inches are
likely from Monument and Limon northward, and there may be a
large area along and north of Interstate 70 that gets a foot of
snow. There is some uncertainty about whether the Denver metro
area with get that much snow; it is more likely in the cities
north of Denver and across the northeast plains. Travel conditions
will deteriorate during the night Monday night and travel may be
impossible in many areas during the day Tuesday. Conditions should
improve from west to east Tuesday afternoon as the storm moves
eastward, though north winds at
While there is still some uncertainty about snowfall amounts and
whether Denver will be in the area of heaviest snow, residents
should start to consider the possibility of not being able to
travel late Monday night and Tuesday. This includes local travel
in the Denver metro area and the other Front Range cities.
For Wednesday through Friday there is a chance of light snow in
the mountains, possibly increasing on Friday. It will remain windy
over the higher mountains. There will be a chance of snow on the
plains Friday night into Saturday.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.