...Widespread precipitation and strong winds this weekend...
A strong late season wintry storm will bring strong winds and widespread showers to the region this weekend. Southwest winds will become gusty Friday into Saturday. Moisture increases over the forecast area Friday night into Saturday. Colder unsettled air on Saturday brings increasing showers with late-day thunderstorms possible. Snow accumulations are expected in the higher mountains on Saturday.
Snow levels plummet Saturday evening when a strong cold front sweeps through the region. Snow accumulation is possible over most mountain locations and possibly into the higher valleys. Snow showers may linger in the Colorado mountains and high valleys into Monday.
Travel this weekend may become difficult through the mountains and possibly even higher valley locations due to accumulating snow and blowing snow. Monitor the latest forecasts on this developing weather system at our website www.Weather.Gov/gjt.