Temperatures soar to the 70s on Wednesday

DENVER -- It will stay quiet and dry in Denver on Tuesday with overnight lows dropping to the low 30s.

The Front Range and Plains will see temperatures 10 to 15 degrees warmer on Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday's high temperature will reach the low 70s in Denver with partly cloudy skies.

High temperatures will stay in the low 70s on Thursday with wind picking up in the afternoon as a cold front moves closer to Colorado.

It will be a high fire danger day across eastern Colorado. A cold front will move through Thursday evening bringing a 10 percent chance of rain to the Front Range late Thursday night.

A few lingering showers will stick around for Friday morning.

With morning low temperatures close to the freezing mark, it is possible rain showers change over to mixed and wet snow showers.

Accumulations in Denver will be small (less than one-half of an inch). Pavement should be warm enough from Thursday afternoon to not see big issues on the roads on Friday morning.

The mountains and northeast Plains will see bigger impacts from the cold front.

Scattered snow showers on Thursday and Friday will bring 3-7 inches of accumulation to the mountains by Friday afternoon.

The far northeast Plains could see 1-3 inches of accumulation on Friday morning.

Saturday will be dry with highs in the low 60s. Another storm system moves in on Sunday and brings another round of rain and snow showers to Colorado on Sunday nigt.

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