High of 48 with strong winds in Longmont today

Saturday, March 3 Overnight Forecast

Fri: High: 67 Low: 37 Mostly sunny, warmer. Total daytime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

The latest, local NWS forecast says we should expect rain and snow Monday after 5 p.m., with little or snow accumulation expected.

Wednesday, it will be sunny with a high near 43, and a northwest wind of 9 to 13 miles per hour, the weather service said. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming light and variable.

On Sunday morning, the National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning for northeastern Colorado that will be in effect from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m.

Tuesday night: A 40 percent chance of snow before midnight, low around 21. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. By this evening rain chances will return to the Bluegrass leading to a very active weather week. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

There also is a chance of snow showers Thursday night. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

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Friday is on track to be partly sunny with a high of 41 and a low of 28.

After the snow ends Thursday morning, it turns sunny during the day Thursday with temperatures again in the low 40s, the weather service said.

Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

Conditions for the rest of the week looks fairly quiet with temperatures mainly in the 30s lows mainly in the teens through Wednesday. Right now the parts of the forecast that are of highest confidence are timing and the fact that we will see a change from rain to snow throughout the event.

Sunday - Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

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