Weather Story |
NWS Denver/Boulder, CO
For today and tonight:
Scattered rain and snow showers will continue to develop across
the mountains and high valleys this afternoon. Any snow
accumulation will be less than 2 inches and confined to areas above
10000 feet. Isolated showers will spread east onto the Front
Range and eastern plains this afternoon and evening. A few thunderstorms
will be possible over the far eastern plains. Gusty winds to 50
mph will be possible with the stronger showers and thunderstorms.
Warm and dry conditions with gusty southerly winds will prevail
over southern Lincoln county through the afternoon. This will
elevate the fire danger and create critical fire weather
For Thursday through Tuesday:
For Thursday and Friday it will be dry with above normal
temperatures. Fire danger may increase over the Northern Plains
Thursday then over the eastern plains on Friday. A strong storm
system may impact the area this weekend bringing a good chance of
precipitation and cooler temperatures especially from Saturday
night through Sunday night. Possible severe thunderstorms over the
eastern plains Saturday and heavy snowfall may occur in the
mountains and higher foothills Saturday night into Sunday.
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.