Second wave of storms moving through northern Colorado | SkyHiNews.com

Second wave of storms moving through northern Colorado

Sky-Hi News Staff Report

Snow-covered landscape

The National Weather Center forecast calls for snow showers through 11 p.m. Monday, with a low around 15 deg F and west winds blowing 7 mph with new snow accumulation 6 to 12 inches across the mountains with up to 18 inches on favored

northwest facing slopes.

Tuesday’s weather calls for a 20 percent chance of snow with a high near 32 and winds increasing to speeds of 25 to 40 mph with gusts as high as 75 mph in wind-prone regions. New snow accumulations of 2-5 inches are possible. Blowing and drifting snow will likely produce hazardous driving conditions.

Snow showers are likely to continue through Tuesday night, but the winds will blow in the sun for opening day at Winter Park Resort.

Wednesday’s forecast is for mostly sunny skies, with a high near 30 and west winds between 7 and 9 mph. These dry warmer conditions are expected to hold through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

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