After two days of snowfall in the Pikes Peak region, meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Pueblo are predicting another wave of winter weather Thursday and Friday in Colorado Springs.
Sunny skies gave some relief Wednesday with a high near 32 degrees and wind chills between minus 5 and 5 degrees. Clouds will move in Thursday with a high of 35, and a 20 percent chance of snow is forecast through the night, continuing through Friday.
A winter weather advisory remained in effect for southern Colorado over the San Juan and La Garita mountains where periods of heavy snow are likely to bring up to 8 inches by early Thursday.
Friday’s high will be near 39 with slight winds in the evening in Colorado Springs.
The sun is expected to shine again Saturday with a high of 40, meteorologists say. Sunday will be sunny with a high of 43.
Colorado Springs and the city of Fountain remained on accident alert Wednesday because of icy roads. The Department of Transportation reported that snow plow crews were working on school zones and primary routes .While on accident alert, if you are involved in a traffic accident where each driver is uninjured, not under the influence, and speed is not a factor, exchange information and file a report online here for Colorado Springs and file a report here for Fountain within 72 hours of the crash.