DENVER (CBS4) – The first few days of February will bring mild and dry conditions to Colorado thanks to a ridge of high pressure in the upper atmosphere. But extended forecasts indicate the mild weather will be short-lived as a pattern change is anticipated sometime next week.
According to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center much colder air will invade the northern and central Rocky Mountains sometime in the next 6-10 days. The below normal temperatures could stick around for more than a week.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Inmates At Denver County Jail Will Begin Getting Vaccinations
Along with the anticipated cold there could be a series of storm systems that move across the lower 48 states. NOAA’s outlook says a large part of the country has the chance to see above normal precipitation during the middle of February.READ MORE: COVID Restrictions In Colorado: Custer County Commissioners Vote To Drop All Restrictions, Open Up 100%
While that may sound exciting for those who love February snow, don’t count your chicken before they hatch, especially in Denver and along the Front Range. February is historically a dry month so it won’t take much moisture to end up being above normal.MORE NEWS: COVID In Jeffco: Teachers Use Visual Aid To Protest Return To In-Person Learning