The recorded high temperatures in Steamboat last week included: April 8, 59 degrees; April 9, 63 degrees; April 10, 57 degrees; April 11, 65 degrees and April 12, 63.
Easter in Northwest Colorado isn’t a holiday that comes with any guarantees in the weather, but indicators look good for outdoor egg hunts this year.
It may only be for a short time, but the moderate climate in store this week may be just the kind of weather Northwest Colorado residents have wanted out of spring.
If the warming spell materializes and the river rises to more than 750 cfs, it will represent snowmelt at low and middle elevation snowmelt here. What it won’t signal is the onset of full-blown spring runoff.
If you thought the end of March also would mean the end of dreary weather and the start of nonstop sunshine, then the joke’s on you this April Fools' Day, as well as almost every other day in the immediate future.
According to the calendar, spring officially has sprung, but residents of Northwest Colorado are quite aware that they always have a chance to see just a little more snow.
The latest weather forecasts show easygoing trends for Northwest Colorado residents — providing they get through the blustery introduction to the week.
The conversion from a harsh winter climate to a more mild, spring one isn’t going to be a smooth one for Northwest Colorado. Not this week, anyway.
Precipitation is likely for Northwest Colorado this week starting Monday, but don’t expect torrents of rain to hit the entire area.
Craig, Moffat County and the majority of Colorado are in store for more wet weather this weekend. The National Weather Service has been tracking a Pacific storm that will linger over the region during the next few days, bringing with it some rain and snow.
Meteorologist Joel Gratz, of OpenSnow, expects Steamboat Ski Area to receive snowfall measuring from 1 to 4 inches in each of the 12-hour periods Thursday through Sunday nights.
The break from freezing weather Northwest Colorado has experienced in the past week may be ending soon, though likely not for good.
Craig and Moffat County are expected to see some precipitation this week, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
The Groundhog Day prediction of six more weeks of winter is holding true for Craig and Moffat County.
After a dry week, Northwest Colorado now can expect to see some moisture.
Craig and Moffat County can expect a steady dose of calm climate this week, according to the National Weather Service.
After a week with snow blowing in at various intervals, it looks to be calming down for Northwest Colorado for the next several days.
Northwest Colorado could be in for a varied week when it comes to weather.
If you have exciting plans for New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day, the weather shouldn’t get in your way. “It’s not real exciting” this week, said Travis Booth, forecaster for the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. A few small snow showers are expected mid week, but nothing to severe.
It won’t be the whitest Christmas, but Northwest Colorado could see a little snowfall for the holiday.