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Gazette Premium Content FORECAST: Cool temps expected - snow possible - this weekend in the Pikes Peak region

By Jakob Rodgers Updated: March 21, 2014 at 8:23 am

Expect a chilly - and possibly snowy - start to spring across the Pikes Peak region.

A series of cold fronts could bring about 1 to 2 inches of snow to Colorado Springs this weekend, along with cooler temperatures than the region experienced earlier this week, said Mike Nosko, a hydrometeorological technician with the National Weather Service in Pueblo.

Colorado Springs should hit a high temperature of 49 degrees Friday - a 20-degree dip from Thursday's high, Nosko said.

A low-pressure system moving through the region on Saturday evening should lower temperatures even further, he said, while possibly dumping a couple inches of snow. The system should push out of southern Colorado by Sunday morning.

"It's a typical March spring storm," Nosko said.

Forecasters are calling for a high temperatures of 42 degrees on Saturday and Sunday.

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