Weather Story |
NWS Denver/Boulder, CO
For today and tonight:
Another warm day with abundant sunshine is in store across
Colorado today, with record setting temperatures possible.
Readings will be around 80 degrees this afternoon across the
Gusty west winds will develop over the higher mountains and
eastern slopes after midnight. Speeds up to 50 mph are possible
over passes and wind prone areas.
For Sunday through Friday:
Gusty winds will continue Sunday morning in the Front Range
mountains and foothills with gusts as high as 60 mph in the
normally windy spots. The western Urban Corridor may see gusts
up to 30 mph. These gusty winds will elevate the fire danger.
Scattered rain and snow showers along with a few thunderstorms will
spread over the mountains later in the day Sunday with snow levels
starting around 10 thousand feet, lowering a few thousand feet by
Sunday night. Several inches of snow will likely accumulate in
many of the higher elevations by Monday.
A cold front will push across the plains late Sunday night and
early Monday morning ushering in much cooler temperatures along
with a chance of light showers and perhaps a thunderstorm.
Freezing temperatures will be possible Monday night into Tuesday
morning across the entire outlook area.
Drier conditions along with a warming trend are expected during
the remainder of the work week.
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.