Estes Park, Colorado Weather Forecasts

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet (COZ035) Colorado Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Winter Storm Watch Winter Storm Watch - Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet (Colorado)


Updated:Wed 18-May-22 01:57pm PDT
Effective:Thu 19-May-22 11:00pm PDT
Expires:Sat 21-May-22 11:00am PDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Future
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet; South and East Jackson, Larimer, North and Northeast Grand, Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet; West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet
 
Instructions: Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

Message summary: ...late spring storm may bring heavy snow to the front range mountains and foothills this friday and saturday...
.confidence is increasing in moderate to heavy snowfall in the front range mountains, foothills and along the urban corridor starting late thursday for the mountains and higher foothills and late friday for elsewhere through saturday afternoon. There is still a lot of uncertainty in snowfall totals but significant impacts seem likely, especially for broken trees that could lead to power interruptions or outages.
...winter storm watch remains in effect from late thursday night through saturday morning...
* what...heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
* where...the northern front range foothills, rocky mountain national park and the medicine bow range and east slopes park and northern gore ranges, gore pass, rabbit ears pass.
* when...from late thursday night through saturday morning.
* impacts...travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone COZ035

National Weather Service Forecast for: Estes Park CO
Issued by: National Weather Service Denver-Boulder, CO
Updated: 6:05 pm MDT May 18, 2022
 
Tonight

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 8 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Partly Cloudy


Thursday

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Windy, with a west wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Mostly Sunny
and Windy

Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely between 3am and 5am, then snow showers likely after 5am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west wind 19 to 24 mph becoming west southwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Chance
Showers and
Breezy then
Rain/Snow
Likely
Friday

Friday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 40. Southwest wind around 11 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Heavy Snow


Friday
Night
Friday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 25. East northeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Heavy Snow


Saturday

Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Snow Showers


Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Chance Snow
Showers then
Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Mostly Sunny
then Chance
Rain/Snow

Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Chance
Rain/Snow

Lo 46 °F Hi 73 °F Lo 34 °F Hi 40 °F Lo 25 °F Hi 36 °F Lo 24 °F Hi 49 °F Lo 33 °F
Tonight
 
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 8 to 11 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
 
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Windy, with a west wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Thursday Night
 
Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely between 3am and 5am, then snow showers likely after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west wind 19 to 24 mph becoming west southwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
 
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. High near 40. Southwest wind around 11 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday Night
 
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 25. East northeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
 
Snow showers. High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
 
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
 
A chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of rain showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
 
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Monday
 
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
 
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
 
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
 
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
 
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.

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