Snow in GJ Wednesday and Thursday, bitter cold on New Year's Eve

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO) - Light snowflakes began to fall early Wednesday morning in Fruita and Grand Junction.

Forecasters say between 2 to 4 inches of snow is expected to fall on Wednesday in Grand Junction and Montrose. They also predict up to 4 inches on Thursday. Clouds are expected to form early in the day Wednesday over the Colorado National Monument and the Grand Mesa, then those clouds will move over Grand Junction by mid-day.

The snow is expected to start falling by Wednesday afternoon, and then continue through Thursday.

The Grand Mesa could see up to 2 feet of new snow in the next 24 hours.

By Friday, temperatures in the Grand Valley will dip into the teens. Fireworks are scheduled to ring in 2011 late Friday night, when temperatures are expected to drop below zero.

Stay with 11 News for updates on the changing winter forecast.

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