Denver weekend weather: Mountain snow, chill hits city

Snow is expected this weekend in the Colorado mountains and northeastern corner of the state, while chilly temperatures settle in Denver with snow possible on Sunday.

A strong storm system wrapping up over the northern Central Plains states will bring snow and blowing snow to the northeastern corner of Colorado on Saturday night impacting travel conditions east of Sterling and Akron, according to the National Weather Service. More severe weather can be expected Saturday night for travelers heading into Nebraska.

In the Colorado mountains on Friday, snow showers and scattered rain moved into the Denver area and along the Front Range. Accumulations in the higher mountains were up to six inches of snow, with mostly light snow, light rain and foggy conditions socking in areas of northeastern Colorado.

Snow should continue in the mountains through the weekend. In Denver, skies should be mostly sunny Saturday with a high temperature of 48 degrees. A 20-percent chance for snow returns to the Denver forecast on Sunday when the high temperature should top out at 35 degrees.

Monday and Tuesday in Denver should be mostly sunny, with high temperatures in the mid-30s, according to the weather service.

 

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