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WEATHER ALERT: Winter driving conditions across southern Colorado

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for El Paso County till 7 pm this evening. Moderate to heavy snow bands will lead to quickly changing road conditions. Colorado Springs will see an additional 1-3" this afternoon/evening, which will push our snow totals near 5-8".

UPDATE: Winter Weather Advisory has been extended for the lower elevations of El Paso County (Colorado Springs) till 5pm tonight. Additional snowfall accumulations today of 2-4".

Scattered moderate to heavy snow bands along the I-25 corridor overnight will impact the morning commute. Snow reports across the area are varying widely, from 1.3" at the Colorado Springs Airport to 5" at Garden of the Gods park. Based on overall data trends, the west side of Colorado Springs received a few more inches of snow than the east side.

Expect snowcovered and slick road conditions throughout the morning and into the early afternoon. Light snow flurries will continue during the daytime in El Paso/Douglas Counties with relatively minimal additional accumulation. Those isolated snow showers taper off after 6pm tonight.

Remaining mostly cloudy in Colorado Springs and Pueblo till the mid-afternoon, then gradually becoming partly cloudy before sunset. High temperatures in the 30s today with substantial warming for Saturday.

Speaking of Saturday, high temperatures back into the 50s with light winds and no precipitation chances.

Sunday expect a return of snow showers with minimal accumulation in the valley locations as most of the moderate accumulation is forecast to stay in the central Colorado mountains.

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The KRDO StormTracker 13 weather app is available for download in the iOS app store and in Google Play.

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Sam Postich

Sam is a weekend meteorologist for KRDO. Learn more about Sam here.

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