12 Jun 2010, 11:27am
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Cold, rain may bring flooding and snow

by Bobby Magill, Coloradoan.com, June 12, 2010 [here]

Fort Collins and the surrounding foothills could see up to 2 inches of rain through Sunday night as a massive, slow-moving storm system creeps over Northern Colorado.

The National Weather Service on Friday morning issued a flood watch for most streams and rivers in Larimer County and the Front Range urban corridor through this afternoon because of steady, heavy rains expected overnight and this morning.

Severe thunderstorms producing heavy rain were expected Friday night in Fort Collins, with steady rain and cold weather continuing off and on through the weekend, said Don Day of DayWeather in Cheyenne.

High temperatures in Fort Collins are expected to hover in the mid-50s today, and they might have a shot at cracking 60 degrees on Sunday. Lows are expected to be in the 40s today and Sunday.

Snow is expected tonight in Estes Park and the high country, Day said, though a rain-snow mix is possible in town. The storm could cause travel problems on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, he said. … [more]



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