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Inclement Weather For California; Fire Weather Threat In The High Plains

A strong storm and frontal system will move through Central and Southern California over the next two days, perhaps lingering through midweek. Expect heavy snowfall across the Sierra into the Southern California mountains and heavy rainfall which may cause flooding and debris flows in Southern California. There is an elevated to critical fire weather risk across the Southern High Plains. Read More >

 

 

 

Overview

A Pacific storm will move through the area today bringing widespread snow to northeast Utah, northwest Colorado and the central
Colorado mountains. Snow will linger into the evening over northwest Colorado before largely diminishing late tonight. Winter
Weather Advisories have been put into effect for northwest Colorado which expire at midnight. Accumulations in the advisory are
expected to range from 1 to 3 inches in the lower elevations, from 2 to 6 inches in the Steamboat Springs area, and from 4 to 8
inches across the Elkhead, Park and Flat Top Mountains. Locally higher amounts are possible. A cold front associated with this
system is expected to bring temperatures down by 10 to 15 degrees relative to Wednesday. Cooler than normal temperatures
continue Friday with a few snow showers lingering over the peaks along the Continental Divide.

 

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