DENVER (KDVR) — Another round of heavy snow will arrive for Colorado on Tuesday and Wednesday, which will make travel difficult for areas across the state, including Denver.
A winter storm warning has been issued for a large portion of the Denver metro area and Eastern Plains. The Pinpoint Weather team has issued a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day for Wednesday.
Here are 5 things to know
- Timing: Snow will start Tuesday evening in Denver and get heavier around 8-9 p.m. It will continue to fall overnight and through Wednesday morning before tapering off during the afternoon
- Totals: Meteorologist Travis Michels said Front Range snow totals will be between 5 to 10 inches with the highest totals south along the Palmer Divide. The Eastern Plains will have a few spots along Interstate 76 that will see over a foot of snow. Most mountain towns will see 4 to 8 inches of snow.
- Temperatures: Highs will be in the mid-30s on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the Pinpoint Weather team is forecasting a high of 31 degrees. Lows will be in the 20s Tuesday into Wednesday and in the teens Wednesday into Thursday.
- Wind: The wind will pick up on Tuesday night and could gust to 25 mph overnight
- Travel: Travel impacts are expected from Tuesday night through Thursday. Delays and closures are possible due to heavy snow
Where to see weather alerts
If a winter alert is issued for your area, whether it is a blizzard watch or warning, winter weather advisory or winter storm warning, it will always show up at the top of the FOX31 website. You can see all weather alerts here.
The Pinpoint Weather team will continue to update the forecast multiple times each day.