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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.
The sparks coming off a bundle of fireworks won’t be the only heat Northwest Colorado will see this Independence Day.
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.
The cycle of hot and cold will hold steady this week for Northwest Colorado, even if the temperatures will see some noteworthy changes.
The National Weather Service forecast for Craig is trending toward several days of pure warmth this week. Following some turbulent activity Sunday, the chances for a mild climate should be solid as the days continue.
With the onset of summer, Northwest Colorado could use some stillness while coming out of the climate of late spring, and it looks like that’s what’s happening for the region.
A splash of wet weather Sunday may have set a poor tone for the remainder of the Memorial Day weekend in Craig, but the early part of this week looks to be drying up.
Memorial Day weekend in Northwest Colorado is traditionally a period of several days of complete uncertainty when it comes to weather, and this year won’t be much different.
After a wet weekend and a smattering of snow on Mother’s Day, it doesn’t look like Northwest Colorado will dry out right away.
It’s going to be a restless week for Northwest Colorado, but it will still be relatively tame compared to what we can expect from summer.