Return of winter weather drops about 2 inches of snow on Weld County
February 24, 2017
The return of winter weather to Weld County left about 2 inches of snow on the ground around the county.
The storm, which arrived Thursday and left Friday, came after several days of unseasonably warm temperatures. Forecasters expect skies to clear Saturday, and temperatures to begin to warm through the weekend and into the start of the work week, though they'll likely remain below normal for much of the week.
Highs on Saturday's and Sunday are expected to hit the mid-30s. On Monday, highs will reach the low-40s. By Tuesday, more snow and rain is in the forecast, and the high temperature for the day will fall back into 30s. Normal highs this time of year are in the mid-40s.
Here's a look at snowfall totals as of about noon Friday from around northern Colorado, according to the National Weather Service:
» Greeley: 1.2 inches.
» 1 mile north of Evans: 2 inches.
» 3 west of Greeley: 1.8 inches.
» 6 miles northwest of Greeley: 2 inches.
» 10 miles northeast of Pawnee: 2 inches
» Fort Collins: 2.8 inches.
» 2 miles north of Loveland: 2.7 inches.