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Snow Winds Down for the Rockies & Plains Today

6 Jan 2022, 1:00 pm

Winter weather alerts are in effect for the high country and I-80 corridor at risk for blowing snow & low visibility through the day today. Most of the snow has come to an end, outside of the mountains, but a few snow showers could lead to minor, additional accumulation.

Forecast

Pockets of heavy snow will fall in the high country of Colorado and Wyoming into the Panhandle of Nebraska through this evening.

 

Snow showers will diminish overnight across Colorado and Wyoming.

Accumulation

Expect 8-16″ of fresh powder through the end of Thursday in the high country. Across the Front Range, most of the snow is complete, with folks picking up on anywhere from 3-6″ and locally higher totals.

In the higher elevations, locally difficult travel is likely with heavy snow and some blowing snow through Thursday.

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