Denver ties 122-year-old record high; chance of snow late Wednesday through Thursday morning

DENVER -- Denver tied the record high Tuesday of 69 degrees that was first set in 1895.

Tuesday night will be quiet and mild across the state with some occasional wind gusts.

Changes move into the area starting Wednesday afternoon. Highs will only reach the low 50s in Denver with gusty winds and clouds arriving in the afternoon.

A cold front will move through, bringing snow showers to the mountains, and rain and snow showers to the lower elevations.

All of the showers will change over to snow on the Front Range overnight into Thursday morning as temperatures drop.

Roads could be slick for the Thursday morning commute. Snow showers will taper off Thursday, leaving the evening dry. Highs will be in the low 40s.

Accumulations of 0-2 inches are possible along the Front Range with higher amounts along the Palmer Divide and in the foothills (1-4 inches).

Colorado's ski resorts will also pick up a few inches of fresh powder.

Temperatures warm to the upper 50s on Friday with dry conditions. Another cold front will move through Colorado on Saturday.

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