Weather Watch: Weekend storm pattern looks to repeat for Craig |

Weather Watch: Weekend storm pattern looks to repeat for Craig

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Moffat County will get a breather from its recent snow flurries, but another round could be right around the corner.

The forecast calls for a slight chance of snow Monday after 11 a.m. with heavy cloud coverage.

Area activity from the weekend might come to a halt by Tuesday, according to the forecast from National Weather Service, as the snow and highs in the mid-20s is replaced by a heavy cloud cover and a boost to the temperature, putting it into the 30s for most of the week.

An abundance of wind, ranging from 10 to 20 miles per hour, expected for Sunday should contribute to a wind chill factor that will leave it feeling well below zero during the day, said NWS meteorologist Chris Cuoco, out of Grand Junction.

Tuesday night through Thursday will be considerably dry, he said, stating that “no significant weather” is anticipated during that period.

The slight warm-up will be short-lived, as another storm begins to brew Friday.

“It should have a decent chance to snow over the weekend,” Cuoco said.

There are no approximations of how much powder the area will get with this impending storm, but recent NWS data shows Craig got more than 6 inches worth on Christmas Day, as well as 2.9 inches on Dec. 29.


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