If it’s too cold for you, then it is probably too cold for your pets. Today: Th…

If it’s too cold for you, then it is probably too cold for your pets.

Today: The snow could be heavy at times with areas of blowing snow. High near 17 degrees. Wind chill values as low as -11. Blustery, with a north wind at 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

Tonight's Snow: Patchy blowing snow before 8:00 p.m. Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -8. Blustery, with a north wind at 7 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Wednesday's snow will likely end before noon. Cloudy skies gradually become mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -7. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
Keep pets inside. Don't leave pets alone in a car during cold weather, as cars can act as refrigerators that hold in the cold and cause animals to freeze to death. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water, along with pet supplies in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

For more emergency preparedness information, visit www.weldoem.com. Don't forget to sign up for emergency alerts at www.weld911alert.com.