There is snow on the way for Colorado

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Fort Collins and surrounding area:Fort Collins: 1 to 10 inches forecast (5 inches expected).
1 to 10 inches forecast (5 inches expected).
Estes Park: 5 to 17 inches forecast (13 inches expected).
5 to 17 inches forecast (13 inches expected).
3 to 13 inches forecast (7 inches expected).
Berthoud Pass: 16 to 33 inches forecast (25 inches expected)16 to 33 inches forecast (25 inches expected) Vail Pass: 6 to 16 inches forecast (14 inches expected).
Winter Park: 15 to 28 inches forecast (25 inches expected).
15 to 28 inches forecast (25 inches expected).
Copper Mountain: 5 to 16 inches forecast (13 inches expected).
5 to 16 inches forecast (13 inches expected).

It is becoming increasingly likely that one to two feet of snow will fall over a wide region of Colorado’s northern foothills and mountains.

The National Weather Service reports that as of Tuesday morning, there is a wide range in the snowfall forecast for Fort Collins.

An overview of the storm that is predicted to affect the state on Wednesday, March 13, and persist through Thursday, March 14, is provided below.

The following represents the level of confidence the National Weather Service has for the Colorado storm’s timing, amount of snowfall, and effects on travel.

Timing: There is a high likelihood that the foothills and mountains will see the most snowfall beginning Wednesday afternoon. For the Denver region and the surrounding plains, rain turns to snow on Wednesday night and fades by late Thursday night.

There is a high likelihood that the foothills and mountains will see the most snowfall starting Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday night in the Denver area and the surrounding plains, rain turns to snow, which fades by late Thursday night. Snowfall amounts: For the majority of the Front Range foothills and mountains, there is a medium but increasing probability of at least a foot of snowfall, with a 70% or higher confidence level. There is growing confidence in higher amounts but less confidence in totals for lower elevations, particularly in the Interstate 25 corridor from Fort Collins to metro Denver to the south and the Interstate 70 corridor from Limon to Denver and west into the foothills.

Mostly the Front Range foothills and mountains have a moderate but increasing 70% or greater chance of receiving a foot or more of snow. There is growing confidence in higher amounts but less confidence in totals for lower elevations, particularly in the Interstate 25 corridor from Fort Collins to metro Denver to the south and the Interstate 70 corridor from Limon to Denver and west into the foothills. High confidence in the effects on travel on I-25 south of Fort Collins to Colorado Springs and I-70 west from Limon to the Eisenhower Tunnel. There’s a good chance that Thursday will have at least mild effects, particularly for the morning commute.

Significant snowfall amounts are anticipated for the mountains and foothills of Colorado, with a broad outlook for Fort Collins.

The National Weather Service’s snowfall ranges are shown here. The sharp gradient and wide range are noticeable.

The vicinity of Fort Collins:.

For Fort Collins, 1 to 10 inches are predicted (actually 5 inches).

Forecast: one to ten inches (five inches is expected). Loveland: 5 inches anticipated, with a forecast of 1 to 12 inches.

Predicted to be between one and twelve inches (5 inches expected). Wellington: 5 inches expected, 1 to 10 inches predicted.

5 inches is anticipated, with a forecast of 1 to 10 inches. Red Feather Lakes: 22 inches is anticipated, with a forecast of 12 to 26 inches.

Forecasted rains of 12 to 26 inches (22 inches expected). Windsor: Four inches is anticipated, with a forecast of 0 to 8 inches.

Forecasted depth: 0 to 8 inches (4 inches expected). Greeley: 3 inches expected; 0 to 7 inches predicted.

3 inches is expected, with a forecast of 0 to 7 inches. 13 inches is anticipated, with a forecast of 5 to 17 inches for Estes Park.

Forecast: 5 to 17 inches; 13 inches is expected. Berthoud: 6 inches is expected, with a forecast of 1 to 12 inches.

6 inches is expected, with a forecast of 1 to 12 inches. At Cameron Pass, 23 inches are anticipated, with a forecast of 12 to 30 inches.

23 inches are anticipated, with a forecast of 12 to 30 inches. Forecast for Buckhorn Mountain is 11 to 27 inches (expected to be 21 inches).

21 inches are expected, with a forecast of 11 to 27 inches. Bear Lake (RMNP): 22 inches is anticipated, with a forecast of 11 to 30 inches.

Denver and its environs.

Denver: Expected rainfall ranges from 3 to 14 inches (9 inches).

3 to 14 inches predicted, with 9 inches anticipated. Denver International Airport: 3 to 13 inches are anticipated (7 inches are anticipated).

Three to thirteen inches are predicted (seven expected). Boulder: Expected rainfall ranges from 4 to 16 inches.

Expected rainfall ranges from 4 to 16 inches. Longmont: forecasted 2 to 14 inches (8 inches expected).

mountainous/ski regions.

Eisenhower Tunnel: 19 inches are expected, with a forecast of 11 to 23 inches.

Forecasted range is 11 to 23 inches (19 inches expected). Loveland Pass: 22 inches is anticipated, with a forecast of 12 to 25 inches.

Forecast: 12 to 25 inches (expected: 22 inches). 25 inches are anticipated, with a forecast of 16 to 33 inches for Berthoud Pass.

The forecast for Vail Pass is 6 to 16 inches, with an expected 14 inches, and 16 to 33 inches, or 25 inches.

Estimated rainfall ranges from 6 to 16 inches (14 inches). Winter Park: a forecast of 15 to 28 inches (with an expected 25 inches).

25 inches are anticipated, with a forecast of 15 to 28 inches. Forecast for Copper Mountain is 5 to 16 inches (13 inches expected).

13 inches are expected, with a forecast of 5 to 16 inches. Keystone: 13–24 inches, with an approximate measurement of 21 inches.

thirteen to twenty-four inches (average of twenty-one inches). Breckenridge: eight to twenty inches; fifteen inches is anticipated.

The weather forecast for Fort Collins is for rain and then snow.

This is Fort Collins’s National Weather Service forecast for the upcoming weekend:.

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