Sunny, warm and windy for Valentine’s Day; snow set to move in

DENVER -- It will be an abnormally warm and windy Valentine's Day in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins.

High temperatures will surge to around 65 degrees in Denver, with 60 degrees in Fort Collins. Winds will gust to 20-40 mph.

The record high for Valentine's Day in Denver is 71 degrees, set in 1979 and 1924.

The next storm system is en route. Light snow will start in the mountains on Wednesday, then gets heavier Wednesday night through Thursday.

A winter storm warning is in effect for the high country, with 6-14 inches of total snow accumulation possible by Thursday night. Winds will gust to 40-80 mph above treeline.

Light snow is possible in Denver by Thursday night with 0-1 inch of accumulation. The Palmer Divide and foothills could see 1-3 inches, with 0-1 inch for northern Colorado.

Friday and Saturday look calmer and warmer across Denver and the Front Range.

Sunday will be windy as the next storm system approaches. A strong cold front hits late Sunday into Monday with falling temperatures and snow for the Denver metro area.

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We're tracking weather today on FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 News -- and when conditions are bad we send out the Weather Beast.