Sunday morning a Red Flag Warning was issued for Front Range Foothills and South Park. Winds are expected to reach from 30 to 40 mph, with possible gusts of 60 mph. The warning will last through 6 a.m. Monday.
This storm also brings hope to Colorado weather with the possibility of snow and rain. Late Sunday evening and early Monday morning, the storm system will enter from west to east across the state. Areas west of the divide and north of I-70 could get from 2 to 5 inches of snow. Higher amounts expected around Steamboat Springs and Buford, with less than half an inch possible around the Fern Lake fire area. Winds will be active in the high country as well, but weather conditions will not warrant any travel advisories.
Cooler temperatures can be expected east of the Divide by Monday morning. Afternoon highs will climb to the mid 50s, still unseasonably warm. The warm and dry weather will continue through the middle of the week. Another weak system is expected in Colorado by Thursday, bringing a chance for snow in the mountains and rain for the Eastern Plains.