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Winter storm for Rockies and High Plains

A storm system over the northern Rockies will move eastward towards the High Plains by Christmas Day. The system will produce snow over parts of the Great Basin, Rockies and High Plains on Christmas. Some of the snow will be heavy, with hazardous travel conditions. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect in these areas.
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4 Miles ESE Climax CO

7 Day Forecast

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Denver-Boulder, CO Local Forecast Office

Christmas
Day

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

High: 16 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: -1 °F

Friday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

High: 8 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

Low: -4 °F

Saturday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 8 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 1 °F

Sunday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 12 °F

Sunday
Night

Snow Likely

Snow
Likely

Low: -1 °F

Monday

Snow Likely

Snow
Likely

High: 4 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Christmas Day Snow, mainly after 11am. High near 16. Wind chill values as low as -15. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow. Low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Friday Snow likely. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -16. Southeast wind around 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Friday Night A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -22. West northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Saturday A 10 percent chance of snow before 11am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Saturday Night A 10 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.
  • Sunday A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy.
  • Sunday Night Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
  • Monday Snow likely. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4.
  • Monday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Breezy.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 1.
  • Tuesday Night A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.
  • Wednesday A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7.