Craig got another taste of winter weather during the past weekend, and it certainly won’t be its last, but the big seasonal storm won’t come this week.
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The cold front experienced across the state last week will be moving along, but the winter impact will remain.
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The Weather Service reported the temperature at the summit of the Steamboat Ski Area, was 2 degrees at noon Wednesday. But temperatures are expected to moderate Thursday and Friday as a storm brings natural snowfall to the Park Range.
Northwest Colorado will be getting a taste of winter, but for those who want some greater cold to come, the appetizer will have to suffice.
Temperatures look moderate for the week of Halloween in Northwest Colorado, with a small amount of Sunday moisture expected to help keep the mercury in the 40s on Monday, warming day by day.
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Keep your shorts and sandals out for at least one more week, as warm temperatures and clear, sunny weather will make for pleasant Indian summer conditions in Northwest Colorado through the weekend.
High country to get snow
Wet weather will continue through most of the week in the region, with snowfall levels dropping as low as 10,000 feet Monday afternoon, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service.
With any luck, the people of Craig won’t have their three-day weekend’s outdoor activities rained out, but with the way the region has been pounded by precipitation recently, it might be wise to make indoor plans just to be safe.
Steamboat Springs-based meteorologist Mike Weissbluth said Steamboat’s relationship with El Nino is complex and varies with the longitudinal ocation of a ridge of high pressure that typically sets up in the eastern Pacific during El Nino years.
A storm moving through the Great Basin region is expected to hit Craig and Moffat County Monday afternoon or evening, following some minor activity in the morning coming from southwestern flow.
Northwest Colorado almost undoubtedly has some moisture headed its way, but the question is how long it will stay.
Compared to 2013, Craig and Moffat County are a lot wetter these days. This week will be no exception, with an expectation of isolated storms that have touched the area over the weekend running through Monday.
If your pet is afraid of thunder, don’t expect the coming days to be easy for either of you. The National Weather Service predicts a good chance of storming for much of the early week.
The high summer temperatures aren’t about to stop for Northwest Colorado, but some humidity later in the week may change up the climate a little bit.
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Craig will have a warm beginning to its week as daily highs and overnight lows start to escalate, into the mid-80s and mid-40s, respectively.
Residents hoping for a hearty tomato crop this summer might want to cover their plants Wednesday night.