High of 45 with strong winds in Boulder today

Saturday March 3 Forecast
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06 March, 2018

Longmont could see some high winds today along with highs in the 40s, according to the National Weather Service.

Easterly winds this afternoon and evening are expected to cause blowing and drifting snow, resulting in reduced visibility.

Wind gusts are expected reach more than 20 miles per hour today, but it will be nothing like the wind that pummeled the area during Friday's storm, leaving many without power. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Morgan County will see more heavy winds Tuesday.

Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Low: 40. Wind: N 5-15 miles per hour.

Tuesday night, the low will be around 27 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service. North wind 5 to 9 miles per hour.

A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.

A winter storm watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel.

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Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Wind: N 5-10 miles per hour.

Wednesday: Sunny and cool, with a high at 45.

Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming light and variable.

Friday, the high will be near 61 with partly sunny skies, the weather service said. Cloudy, with a low around 31.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 70% chance for rain/snow and a high near 46 degrees.

Even as we continue to iron out the more localized details of the forecast, we still have an idea of where the best chance for snow will be.

Sunday - Partly sunny, with a high near 42.

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