Snow Expected to Hit Boulder County Late Tonight, Early Sunday
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory that takes effect at midnight and expires at 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Boulder County could see as much as a half foot of snow by late afternoon on Sunday.
Snow is expected to begin falling after 11 p.m. Saturday, and there is a 90 percent chance of precipitation. Overnight temperatures could drop into the low 20s, and the high on Sunday is expected to reach the high 20s. Snow could continue until Monday morning.
Local meteorologist Matt Kelsch said in a blog posts that a cold front hit Cheyenne, Wyo., at about noon on Saturday.
Kelsch said that milder weather should return to the area on Tuesday.
The Colorado Department of Transportation announced in a news release that that workers have been pretreating roads in anticipation of the storm. When inclement weather is expected, road crews begin working in rotating 12-hour shifts to maintain roads.
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