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  • National Weather Service January 2020
    National Weather Service January 2020
  • National Weather Service January 2020
    National Weather Service January 2020
  • National Weather Service January 2020
    National Weather Service January 2020

New Weather System May Bring Snow Overnight for Tuesday Morning

Monday, January 20, 2020 :  According to the National Weather Service out of Grand Junction, Colorado, a storm system will bring the potential of snow into Southwestern Colorado and the Four Corners areas starting as early as midnight tonight in the higher elevations, and around 5 a.m. in the lower elevations. Accumulation in Dove Creek, Cahone, and Rico areas are expected to be under 1-inch.

(Graph from National Weather Service January 2020)

The storm will bring with a mix of rain and snow overnight, and will likely change to snow early Tuesday morning.

The snow is expected to remain through Tuesday and then begin to taper off, possibly changing again to rain before 4 p.m. Accumulations in Dove Creek and Cahone areas will likely be under 1/2-inch, and Rico is estimated to receive 1-3 inches of new snow.

Evening temperatures will likely keep roadways slick Tuesday night through Wednesday morning.

Overnight Tuesday to Wednesday morning, additional snow is possible as the storm system leaves the area with accumulations expected to be below 1-inch.

 

According to the CAIC, Avalanche Danger is listed as "Moderate" at the time of this article.

 

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