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Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.

Current Conditions

Northern Rocky Mountain Front

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Snow likely in the evening...then a chance of snow after midnight. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Lows around zero. North winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chill readings 10 below to 20 below zero.
  • Saturday Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow in the morning. Highs 15 to 20. North winds up to 10 mph. Wind chill readings 5 below to 15 below zero in the morning.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Lows zero to 5 above zero. West winds up to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Warmer. Partly cloudy. Highs 25 to 35. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. Lows 10 to 15. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
  • Monday Snow. Accumulations possible. Highs 15 to 25. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
  • Monday Night Snow. Accumulations possible. Lows 5 below to 10 below zero. Chance of snow near 100 percent.
  • Tuesday Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs zero to 10 above zero.
  • Tuesday Night And Wednesday Partly cloudy. Lows 5 below to 10 below zero. Highs 10 to 20.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy. Warmer. Highs 30 to 40.
  • Thursday Night And Friday Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 20 to 25. Highs 30 to 40.