- A major late May snowstorm is on track with the biggest overall totals falling across Colorado’s Foothills and Continental Divide above 6,000ft.
- This cold front will first slide south through MT and WY with minor snow accumulation.
- Strong wind precedes this storm system.
Infrared satellite shows the storm track. The low pressure across the northern tier is dragging a major cold front. That’s the cold front headed for MT, WY, and CO.
Let’s talk bullseyes. Here’s a look at Longs Peak (14,259′) in Colorado this morning. I’m forecasting 24-36″ on Longs between Friday-Saturday.
This is a classic Front Range setup with major upslope orographic wind flow favoring the Divide-East in Colorado.
Here are my forecast totals by day.
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There’s a 2nd much smaller storm system that slides through Colorado’s mountains between 5/22-5/23 with minor additional accumulation.
Wind Gust Forecast