A powerful storm system is moving through the western US right now. It is slow moving and likely not going to make an impact locally until Wednesday. However, what type of impact will this storm have on us here in Southern Colorado? Some of our computer models suggest, we could see some beneficial rain at lower elevations and snow in the mountains. Other models are not as excited about the precipitation, but still have a sizeable cooldown for us. Here is a look at the storm now:
Eventually this storm that is centered near Las Vegas tonight, should kick eastward and enter the Plains on Wednesday. While this likely won't be a big severe weather maker for us, the dryline should light up in Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Storm Prediction Center is all over this and have outlooked the area accordingly:
Most of the US has had a reprieve from severe weather, but Wednesday will likely be a big day in the red shaded area. Large hail, damaging wind, and tornadoes will be possible with this system. However, I think the best combination of elements with storm will remain just east of Colorado. Sounds like a broken record doesn't it?
Chief Meteorologist Brian Bledsoe
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.