Snowstorm timing, totals; Pinpoint Weather Alert Day

by 24USATVMay 20, 2022, 2 p.m. 23
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DENVER (KDVR) — A late-May snowstorm is moving into Colorado. The Pinpoint Weather Team has issued Pinpoint Weather Alert Days for Friday and Saturday.

Here’s a look at the timeline for the storm for Denver:

Meteorologist Chris Tomer said his biggest concern is the Foothills for 1-2 feet of heavy, wet snow accumulation. This is where the brunt of this storm will hit. Power outages will be possible.

The wildcard for Denver and the I-25 corridor is the melt factor. How much of this snow melts? Tomer said he thinks a lot of it does, which will cut down on snow totals.

Snow will continue into Saturday morning then it will taper off around 10 a.m. in Denver and even earlier in Northern Colorado.

The Pinpoint Weather Team is forecasting two freezes in Denver. One on Saturday morning and the other on Sunday morning.

It will be dry on Sunday morning with a 10% chance of afternoon rain showers. Highs will be in the 40s to about 50 degrees.

Monday features a 20% chance of afternoon t-storms. That chance increases to 40% on Tuesday.

On TV and online, the Pinpoint Weather Team will keep you updated with the latest forecast for Denver and Colorado. Be sure to download the free Pinpoint Weather App to stay up-to-date with the newest data as it comes in. Stayed tuned to FOX31 and Channel 2 for live team coverage throughout the storm.

Do you have questions about this late-season winter storm? The Pinpoint Meteorologist Team holds frequent Ask a Met segments on FOX31 NOW.

You can submit a question during our live broadcasts, or on Twitter using #AskAMet. Another way to ask your questions is by emailing [email protected]

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