Snowless drought continues with more near-record heat, then 2 chances for light snow

DENVER -- There will be sunshine and a near-record high in the mid-60s in the Denver metro area on Tuesday.

The record high for Tuesday is 69 degrees set in 1895. Temperatures are forecast to reach 65 in Denver with highs around 60 degrees in northern Colorado.

The mountains can expect 30s, 40s and low 50s.

Two cold fronts are in the extended forecast that could bring light snow to Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins.

The first chance is Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The second chance is Saturday evening. Denver's current snowless streak stands at 63 days.

Weekend high temperatures will fall into the 40s across the Front Range. The normal this time of year in Denver is 42.

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