A snowstorm is expected to hit Southwest Colorado Monday and Tuesday, but the light snow expected over the region today never made it far enough south.
Scott Stearns, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, said a high pressure system from the south rose further north than expected today keeping snow out of Southwest Colorado.
“If you haven’t got snow by (9:30 a.m.), you’re not likely to see snow today,” he said.
Additionally, another even smaller storm coming through Thursday likely won’t sink far enough south to impact Southwest Colorado.
The next chance of snow in the Four Corners will be Monday and Tuesday, Stearns said.
“It looks like a decent chance you’ll see precipitation out of that system. There might even be some winter weather advisories in the mountains,” he said.
Through the remainder of the week, temperatures should warm until the next system arrives Monday. Weekend highs are expected to push into the upper 40s and the low 50s in lower elevations of Southwest Colorado, Stearns said.
According to Colorado SNOTEL, the snowpack in Southwest Colorado is at 108% of the 30-year average as of today.