1-3″ of snow possible in metro Denver

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DENVER — There’s another chill over northeast Colorado and light snow in Wyoming, and the threat of snow for the greater metro area tonight through Saturday morning.

Typically with these “back door cold fronts” over northeast Colorado, we get cloudy skies and about one to 3 inches of snow.

But don’t fret if you’re tired of shoveling.  This air mass has very little moisture in it.  In fact most satellite pictures this afternoon showed mostly fair skies over eastern Colorado, with just a few snow showers over the west facing slopes of the northern mountains.

There is some snow over southeastern Wyoming, however.  Bands of snow over the Laramie Range near Cheyenne are forming, bringing 3 to 5 inches for the area overnight.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY remains in effect in and around Cheyenne until 9 a.m. Friday morning.

What’s more, there could be some freezing drizzle around that area overnight, so be careful driving if you’re headed north on I-25 and out of the state.

We do expect a dusting to about an inch of snow for the greater Metro area on Saturday.  High temperatures will only hit the 20s.  Sunday will be chilly too with highs in the 30s.  Stay warm and be careful driving this weekend.