We are gaining confidence that this storm is going to be a big one for a lot of Colorado. The EURO has been rock solid with this system. The projected track is displayed below:
The slow movement of this storm, will prolong the impact of this storm. While a few details are uncertain, here is a look at snowfall projections based on the current forecast track.
Potential Snow Totals Friday through Saturday
24"+ Northern half of Teller County, Monument, Black Forest, Palmer Lake.
12-24" Denver, Most of Northern El Paso County, Peyton, Calhan, Rye, Beulah, Colorado City, and all of the Wets and Sangres...
6-12" Northern Half of Colorado Springs, Falcon, Ellicott, higher terrain west of Walsenburg and Trinidad
1-6" Southern Colorado Springs, Fountain, Pueblo, Pueblo West, Canon City, etc...
No Snow Accumulation: Southeast Plains
The back end of the weekend and early next week look drier and a lot warmer
Keep in mind that there is still time for the storm to change in track and intensity. Any of those changes would result in the forecast changing. The best advice we can give, is to stay very current with the forecast and be prepared for a change to Winter on Friday. Be sure to visit all of our outlets this week (KKTV, MYKKTV, 11 News No-Wait Weather, KKTV.com) as we'll provide regular updates on the development of this pending storm.