DENVER (CBS4) – If you have Halloween decor outside you may want to make sure it is extra secure Tuesday. That’s because starting Tuesday night and into Wednesday we have several rounds of strong and gusty wind on the way.
Some of the strongest gusts will likely be in the mountains and foothills of Boulder County and Larimer County where the National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch. The current forecast calls for gusts to approach 80 mph at times.
A shift in the jet stream will drive the wind over the next few days. There is an area of low pressure currently above Washington that will move to the east between now and Thursday, carving out a large trough of lower pressure.
At the surface a strong cold front will race through Colorado late Wednesday with much colder air. The pressure gradient