SLIGHT RISK for severe weather remains for Thursday evening-night for our area.
It will turn windy tonight north of this warm front with east winds howling at 25-45 mph & lows 39-46.
Thursday looks like it could be the warmest day of 2019 so far with sun/clouds, wind shifting to south-southwest at 25-45 mph & highs 73-77.
Squall line of t'storm should pass after 7 p.m. & into the evening & overnight. It should be out by 3 a.m., but rainfall & thunder & some lightning at times may follow.
Main threat is a few scattered severe wind gusts. Isolated brief tornado is possible. Some small sub-severe hail is possible.
A band of 1-3" of rainfall is possible in parts of the area with lesser amounts elsewhere. So, some areas of ponding & flash flooding is possible.
Historic April blizzard should occur From Colorado to Minnesota & Ontario with +20" snow. Winds of 60 mph will occur.
The heavy icing south of the snow band with the wind will make for tree & powerline damage over southern Minnesota.
It was 78 yesterday at Denver & they are under a Blizzard Warning.
After rain here Friday morning, it looks like we will get into dry slot of system with lots of sunshine before some low clouds rotate in for the evening with falling temperatures.
Winds will be west to west-southwest at 25-42 mph Friday with highs 60-65, before falling into the 50s after 5 p.m.
After lows Friday night at 32-38 with west wind at 10 mph (wind chills 20s), Saturday looks decent with 54-58. Winds will be west at 10 mph before going northerly in the evening at 10 mph.
High & mid clouds will increase & thicken Saturday afternoon gradually dimming & fading the sun.
For the challenge, there will be a nice breeze morning & afternoon & it will be cold in the morning.
Rain is likely Sunday morning before becoming a bit more periodic in the mid to late afternoon. Winds will be strong from the east to northeast at 25-45 mph. Highs will only be in the 40s. Our northwestern & northern areas may chill to the upper 30s by late afternoon.
Some snow may mix in with the rain at times in the north.
A brief bit of elevated accumulation may occur in the northwest Sunday night before ending.
0.70-1.10" of rainfall is possible.
Monday looks good with a clearing sky & 53-58 with northwest winds 20-30 mph turning to the west & decreasing to 10-15 mph. This, after 32-37 Monday morning.
Widespread frost & freezing are possible Tuesday morning with lows 28-32.
However, major warm-up is likely by afternoon with strong south-southwest winds at 15-30 mph & highs 66-71. We may only drop to 54-58 Tuesday night.
Wednesday looks warm, too.
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