A Wet & Cool Wednesday
It was another cool and cloudy day here in the valley as highs remained well below average with readings in the mid 60s. Radar continued to pick up on scattered rain and snow showers in the high country again today, with a dusting of snow above 10,000’. We will remain under partly to mostly cloudy skies tonight in the valley with lows in the low to mid 40s.
On Wednesday, things start to change again as another storm front will push through area, keeping our skies overcast and a good shot at rain in the valleys with snow levels in the high country near 9,000’. A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect for the central and northern mountains on Wednesday with upwards of 6” of possible accumulation.
Thursday, our weather pattern settles down as high pressure fills into the region. This will allow our skies to stay sunny from Thursday into our weekend. A gradual warming trend will also take place with highs in the mid 70s over the weekend!
Fall Foliage: Now that summer is over, it’s time to get ready for some of the country’s best fall colors! We’ll keep you updated with the timing of peak colors across the Western Slope.
- Grand Mesa/Uncompahgre National Forests: Now – 10/9
- White River National Forest: Now - 10/4
- Gunnison National Forest: Now - 10/4
- San Juan National Forest: Now – 10/9
Air Quality in Grand Junction as of 6 PM Tuesday is listed as good with a score of 30/500 according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Conditions are forecast to remain good on Wednesday.
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