Blizzard Warning and Tornado Threat

Orange = blizzard warning. Lime green = blizzard watch. Pink = winter storm warning. Dark blue = winter  storm watch.

Here is AccuWeather’s snowfall forecast. Many roads will become impassible in these areas. Note: It will continue so snow near the Mississippi River past the time of this map.

Finally, there is a small area with a significant tornado threat late this afternoon and tonight:

NWS Storm Prediction Center Forecast. 5% is considered significant. 

While any tornadoes are certainly unwelcome, the moisture from this system in the winter wheat belt will be welcome indeed. This is the 5-day precipitation amount forecast from the NWS.

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  1. AccuWeather's "bulls-eye" is to the NE of the NWS snow "bulls-eye." NWS is favoring the Palmer Divide in Denver Metro (typical and expected actually). They are forecasting 10-20" in Denver Metro – let's see who verifies the best.