Northern Colorado Snow: Current Weather Conditions and Outlook from Mountains to Plains

This super high tech snow gauge shows 2.5" of snow in a Fort Collins backyard, as of 1 pm on November 25, 2023. (Photo by Blaine Howerton)

The snow is slowing down as people in Northern Colorado dust off the snow shovels and put them to use! The National Weather Service has downgraded a Winter Weather Advisory for Northern Colorado and other Front Range Metro areas. So, it’s slowing down.

US 287 was reported as closed Thursday night from Ted’s Place to the Wyoming border, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The highway is now open. Watch for plows and take it slow!

Fort Collins

Expect clouds for the rest of today and tomorrow. It will warm up a little on Sunday with a high of 40. By Wednesday, expect highs in the mid-40s. Over the past 24 hours, 2.5″ of snow was reported near Fort Collins High School in Fort Collins. However, Old Town Square appeared to have a smaller amount of snow as of 11:44 am on November 24.

A “fisheye” view of Old Town Fort Collins on November 24. (Photo courtesy

Poudre Canyon & Rist Canyon

A North Forty News reader has reported nearly 12 inches of snow in Poudre Canyon. The weather report from the Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department station shows 12 degrees with light snow and eight-mile-per-hour gusts. It feels like 5 degrees! Snow should end around 3:45 pm, and tomorrow’s high is anticipated to be 29 degrees.
North Forty News reader reports nearly 12 inches of snow in Poudre Canyon. (Photo by @ZacharyAmaryll1 on X / Twitter)

Red Feather Lakes

It’s snowing. Roads are snow-packed and Icy. The current temperature is 15 degrees. Less than an inch of snow was reported by noon on November 24, but more fell overnight on November 23. More snow is expected through the weekend.

Snow at 23200 Red Feather Lakes Road on November 24, 2023


Currently, snow showers are reported with a temperature of 19 degrees. There is a 37% chance of more precipitation, with snow ending by 1 pm, but more expected later. The low in Wellington is predicted at 7 degrees overnight.


It’s snowing in Timnath, and similarly to Wellington, the current temperature is 18 degrees. Expect a high of 28 degrees tomorrow with a few flurries or snow showers.


At 10:30 am meteorologist Kody Wilson (@kodythewxguy) reported 3.1″ of snow in Greeley. By 12:40 pm it was 20 degrees with winds out of the North at 5 miles per hour. The high is expected by 28 degrees tomorrow, with a few flurries or snow showers possible. The weekly high is expected to be 48 degrees by Tuesday.


Of all our Northern Colorado reports, Loveland and Wellington were the warmest at 19 degrees. But it only feels like 7 degrees in Loveland! That’s because the wind in Loveland is cold at 11 miles per hour (out of the North). Conditions were reported the same in Berthoud.

Looking West at Northern Colorado Regional Airport, it was cloudy, but the snow hadn’t accumulated much by 1 pm. (Photo by


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