Mother’s Day Weekend Weather Alert: Wind Likely, Hail Possible
On the bright side, it doesn't look like the Fort Collins area will be getting ping pong-sized hail like they're expecting south of Denver.
As we celebrate moms this weekend, Mother Nature herself will be letting herself be known as the National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook statement.
Beginning Friday afternoon/evening, the Northern Colorado area should be on the lookout for isolated showers and thunderstorms. These storms are not likely to turn severe but will bring with them winds gusting up to 40 mph and a very slight chance of hail.
As is natural for this time of year, it's the eastern plains- east of Sterling, that will see the stronger storms, but Nothern Colorado could see even see some very light snow on Mother's Day into the following week.
They are definitely forecasting ping pong hail in the Colorado Springs area. 'Better them, than me,' I like to say.
As I write this article, I can the skies darkening west of Windsor. I always flashback to the May storm of 2008 which brought that terrible tornado with hail as well to Windsor. My Honda was totalled by the hail damage.
I would suggest early plans with Mom, as the afternoons this weekend look to get 'Colorado Spring-like.'
You can take look at the complete outlook from the National Weather Service HERE.
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