Cold front hits with colder temperatures, rain and snow

DENVER -- A cold front will bring a significant change in temperatures for Tuesday along with some slushy and icy roads.

Before the front's arrival, strong to potentially severe storms with large hail are possible over extreme northern Colorado.

Denver has a chance for an isolated thunderstorm through the evening

The cold front plunges through the Denver metro area on Monday night into Tuesday morning. The wind will gust strongly as the cold air moves in and there will be areas of rain and snow.

The heaviest rain and snow will cover the south and west sides of the metro area through the morning drive. Douglas, Elbert and Jefferson counties in particular will get the brunt of the storm.

While the snow and rain chance drops a bit for the day, Denver will be mostly cloudy and cool on Tuesday with highs in the 40s.

Snow and rain will continue for the west and south sides of the city and for the Front Range mountains.

These areas will receive several inches of snowfall.

the storm will clear the state on Wednesday and temperatures will rebound.

Outside of a few random showers, there will be mostly dry conditions through the weekend.

Temperatures will be in the 60s and 70s on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, but temperatures will reach 80s this weekend for the first time this year.

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