Colorado Springs weather: A cold, snowy start to the week

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Break out your scarf and mittens. Residents along the Front Range can expect a cold and snowy start to the week, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo. 

Sunday will be chilly with a chance of light snow increasing throughout the day. The expected high for the first day of the week is a brisk 34 degrees. The evening will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

The cold trend continues on Monday, which is expected to reach a high of 36. Monday night into Tuesday looks to be the region’s most likely period for any significant snowfall. There’s a 70% chance of precipitation Tuesday morning, with 1 to 2 inches of snow possible.

Sunshine and warmer temperatures will arrive at the end of the week. The projected high for Thursday is 50, with Friday looking even better with a sunny and 55 degree day in the forecast. 

Here’s the forecast for the next several days from the National Weather Service. 

Monday: A chance of drizzle and snow before noon, then a chance of drizzle between noon and 4pm, then a chance of drizzle and snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tuesday: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 38. 

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 55.