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Weather’s impact on Thanksgiving travel

DENVER – The holiday week started with delayed transport around a Great Lakes. Chicago had poignant delays with a sleet charge that blew by there on Saturday. That same complement will linger, though weaken, over a Great Lakes and New England states by early in a week.

The concentration for transport issues will afterwards change to a Pacific Northwest where a complement will be relocating onshore Monday by Tuesday. This complement will widespread a cloud cover, rain, and sleet via California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Utah.

This same complement will slip and case out within a region, though will be swelling a clouds, rain, and sleet over Colorado and Wyoming Wednesday and Thanksgiving. Meanwhile gripping some active continue for a same western states listed above. 

This complement will break severely by Friday and will solemnly try to pull eastward. This will take some snow/rain along a northern tier of a nation for a weekend. The biggest impact to travelers will be for those in a western third of a country.

It will be a heat impact, coldest continue given early March, that will get many all of a western U.S. For example, Denver’s temperatures will be in a singular digits, teens, and 20s for Thursday and Friday. Not most of a warm-up will come in subsequent weekend. 

Here in Colorado, sleet will pierce into a northern and executive plateau Wednesday. Then, rain/snow probable nearer a metro areas late Wednesday. Snow looks probable opposite northern Colorado, including a metro areas, via a day Thursday. All this as temperatures drop. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday could still have some snowfall, though it appears Thursday is a best possibility for accumulation. Right now, it doesn’t seem to be a charge that will trap us by any means, though some-more of an inconvenience. Those from Denver to a west on I-70, or Colorado Springs to Wyoming along I-25 might have a delayed expostulate late Wednesday by Thursday.

Here’s a demeanour during a layer that is probable by Wednesday during 5 pm:

And, a layer that’s probable by Friday during 5 pm. The western U.S. will have a biggest impact: 

And finally, a week’s sum layer by Sunday during 5pm: 

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