Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 4:06 AM Issued by Brian Lazar

Weather Discussion

A slow-moving closed low-pressure system is currently moving from southern Arizona towards New Mexico this morning. Moisture is wrapping around this system and making it's way into southern Colorado. Today will bring mostly scattered showers with up to 4 inches of new snow above 10,000 feet, favoring the east side of the Sangre de Cristo range. Daytime highs will climbs into the low to mid 40s for most locations. Expect afternoon clouds and thunderstorms to increase for the Central and Southern Mountains by this afternoon. We see some clearing on Tuesday night as the last lingering showers associated with this system exit the Southern Mountains. Temperatures drop to around 30 degrees at 11,000 feet. Wednesday brings weak northwest flow, warming temperatures, and more sunshine. We will see some scattered afternoon showers with little to no new accumulation.

High-pressure and drier conditions arrive for Wednesday night and into Thursday. 

 

 

Steamboat & Flat Tops at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 42 to 47 27 to 32 42 to 47
Wind Speed (mph) 2 to 12 5 to 15 5 to 15
Wind Direction NNE NW WNW
Sky Cover Mostly Clear Mostly Clear Partly Cloudy
Snow (in) 0 0 0

Front Range at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 37 to 42 23 to 28 38 to 43
Wind Speed (mph) 0 to 10 5 to 15 5 to 15
Wind Direction NE WSW WNW
Sky Cover Partly Cloudy Mostly Clear Partly Cloudy
Snow (in) 0 to 1 0 0

Vail & Summit County at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 42 to 47 25 to 30 45 to 50
Wind Speed (mph) 2 to 12 5 to 15 5 to 15
Wind Direction NNE WNW NW
Sky Cover Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Mostly Clear
Snow (in) 0 to 1 0 0

Sawatch Range at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 38 to 43 23 to 28 42 to 47
Wind Speed (mph) 5 to 15 5 to 15 5 to 15
Wind Direction ENE WNW NW
Sky Cover Mostly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy
Snow (in) 0 to 2 0 to 1 0

Aspen at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 40 to 45 25 to 30 43 to 48
Wind Speed (mph) 2 to 12 5 to 15 5 to 15
Wind Direction NNE WNW NW
Sky Cover Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Mostly Clear
Snow (in) 0 to 1 0 0

Gunnison at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 42 to 47 25 to 30 45 to 50
Wind Speed (mph) 2 to 12 5 to 15 5 to 15
Wind Direction NNE NNW NW
Sky Cover Partly Cloudy Mostly Clear Mostly Clear
Snow (in) 0 0 0

Grand Mesa at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 43 to 48 28 to 33 47 to 52
Wind Speed (mph) 2 to 12 5 to 15 5 to 15
Wind Direction N NNW NW
Sky Cover Mostly Clear Mostly Clear Mostly Clear
Snow (in) 0 0 0

Northern San Juan at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 40 to 45 25 to 30 43 to 48
Wind Speed (mph) 2 to 12 2 to 12 5 to 15
Wind Direction NE N NNW
Sky Cover Mostly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Mostly Clear
Snow (in) 0 to 2 0 to 1 0

Southern San Juan at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 38 to 43 25 to 30 45 to 50
Wind Speed (mph) 2 to 12 2 to 12 2 to 12
Wind Direction NE N NNW
Sky Cover Mostly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Mostly Clear
Snow (in) 1 to 4 0 to 1 0

Sangre de Cristo at 11,000ft

  Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Temperature (°F) 30 to 35 22 to 27 38 to 43
Wind Speed (mph) 5 to 15 5 to 15 5 to 15
Wind Direction ENE NW NNW
Sky Cover Mostly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Mostly Clear
Snow (in) 2 to 4 0 to 1 0