We are seeing freezing temperatures this morning for most of the Western Slope. Strong cold northerly winds will cause highs to be 10-15 degrees colder than our averages for the day. Highs will be in the 40s for most of the Western Slope. The tight pressure gradient causing the strong winds will continue to rest above the Western Slope today. Peak winds will be weaker than yesterday, but still expected to be between 20-25 mph. The gradient will loosen up as we head into the later parts of the week, and an upper level ridge will push in warmer air for tomorrow and Friday. Highs will return to the 70s in the Grand Valley by Friday, and sunny skies will last into the weekend. The next shot at precipitation looks to move in Sunday night into Monday morning, with several chances for scattered rain showers and thunderstorms for the start of next week.