By Chris Spears

DENVER (CBS4) – NOAA released their December weather outlook on Wednesday and it’s calling for an abrupt change from the warm, dry conditions experienced in October and November.

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A large part of the nation, including Colorado, has the chance to see a wetter-than-normal month ahead.

Nearly four feet of snow buries the home of CBS4 YouReporter Brandy Herbert in Conifer during a storm in April 2016.

Nearly four feet of snow buries the home of CBS4 YouReporter Brandy Herbert in Conifer during a storm in April 2016.

NOAA’s outlook also calls for below normal temperatures for the western third of the United States.

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After a slow start to the snow season the prospect of a snowy pattern is excellent news for Colorado’s high country where statewide snowpack was only 64 percent of the median as of November 30.

snowpack-nutuMeteorologist Chris Spears writes about stories related to weather and climate in Colorado. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.

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