COLORADO, USA — FORECAST BY: Meteorologist Laurann Robinson
FORECAST AT A GLANCE: Dangerously cold weather continues to push in. Sunday highs maxed out in the single-digits across northern portions of the front range, eastern plains. Denver International Airport saw a high of just 7 degrees Sunday afternoon.
Overnight, lows will drop below-zero. Wind Chill Advisories will be in effect for most of the front range and eastern plains from Sunday night until Monday morning, as wind chills drop to -20 to -25 degrees. Frost bite will be possible on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. Bundle up!
In addition to the arctic air taking over Sunday night, we'll continue to watch for lingering, light snow showers across Denver and northern portions of the front range. Heavier snow with stay to the west, with little to no snow making it into the eastern plains.
Winter Storm Warnings will be in effect for the northern high country until 5 p.m. Monday, with additional snowfall of 6-16 inches and winds gusting up to 45 mph. Beware of blowing snow causing hazardous travel conditions.
Winter Weather Advisories will be in effect for northern front range foothills and northern portions of the western slope until 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday, respectively. These areas could see additional snowfall totals of 3 to 10 inches.
Additional Winter Weather Advisories will be in effect for central mountain ranges and areas further west, from Sunday night until Monday night/Tuesday morning. These areas can expect 3 to 10 inches of snow, with winds gusting up to 40 mph, limiting road visibility.
Cold weather, and lingering snow showers stick around for Monday, with highs in the teens, and brief late-day snow showers. Under an inch of new snow is expected across the front range. No accumulations are expected to the east.
Temperatures start to rebound Tuesday, with sunshine returning to Colorado. Highs climb into the 30s Tuesday and Wednesday, then into the 40s through the rest of the week.
Dangerously cold overnight
SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy and very cold, with lingering flurries, high 7; mostly cloudy and dangerously cold, with lingering flurries overnight, low -5.
MONDAY: Mostly cloudy and very cold, with a chance for late-day snow, high 12; mostly cloudy and cold, with lingering snow overnight, low 2.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and not as cold, high 35; mostly clear overnight, low 11.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and chilly, high 38; mostly clear overnight, low 13.
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny and warmer, high 41; mostly clear overnight, low 20.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and warmer, high 47; mostly cloudy overnight, low 23.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny and mild, high 44; partly cloudy overnight low 22.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny and mild, high 48; partly cloudy overnight, low 24.
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