This page will cease updates as of 3PM MST on January 22, 2019. The storm is moving out of the region.
Palmer Divide Weather Warnings (Graphical)
No active warnings for the Palmer Divide as of 3PM MST
Will allow the blizzard warning for zones 41 and 46 to expire at 3 pm MST. There should be some partial clearing this evening as a short wave ridge of high pressure moves over the region.
CO-86 Closed both directions from Kiowa to I-70.
NWS Forecast Discussion
Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO 201 PM MST Tue Jan 22 2019 .SHORT TERM...(This evening through Wednesday) Issued at 201 PM MST Tue Jan 22 2019 Storm system exiting the plains this afternoon, with snow diminishing and winds decreasing by this evening. Will allow the blizzard warning for zones 41 and 46 to expire at 3 pm MST. There should be some partial clearing this evening as a short wave ridge of high pressure moves over the region. A strong northwesterly flow aloft will remain over the cwa tonight and Wednesday. The next system will be dropping out of northern Rockies on Wednesday, as a strong upper level jet moves into northwest CO by 18z. Increasing clouds from northwest to southeast on Wednesday. Details in the long term but will issue a Winter Weather Advisory for the north central mountains starting Wednesday afternoon. By that time, the leading edge of the left exit region will be over the mountains with snow increasing in coverage at that time. Weak to moderate mountain wave development late tonight into Wednesday morning with westerly winds possible in and near the foothills and exposed eastern slopes of the Front Range mountains.