Up to 6 inches of mountain snow possible, rain showers expected statewide

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More snow is on its way to parts of Colorado, after a mid-spring blizzard tore through the state over the weekend.

According to National Weather Service, several mountain towns have a chance of seeing up to six more inches of snow between Monday and Tuesday. However, most low-lying areas should see an inch or less.

The map below shows the chances of at least another 1 inch of snowfall across the state by Tuesday.






Map credit: National Weather Service


Snow is likely to accumulate in the mountains above 9,000 feet between Sunday and Tuesday evening, with up to four inches possible at Pikes Peak and the Sawatch and Mosquito mountain ranges, NWS reports.

According to the service, there’s about a 30% chance of six inches of snow falling in Estes Park, Winter Park and Fair Play by Tuesday.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are also possible across the front through Tuesday evening, depending on the service. Hot and dry conditions are expected to return to the state by Thursday.

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