Storm moving out, but snow back in forecast for weekend

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DENVER – A fast-moving cold front is moving out of the Denver metro area, but not before dropping more snow than expected, especially across southern locations.

Nine inches of snow were recorded in Parker, 6 inches were recorded in Castle Rock and 5 inches of snow fell in Aurora.

But farther north, only 1.8 inches of snow fell at Denver International Airport and 1 inch was recorded in downtown Denver.

RELATED: Full weekend forecast

Skies will gradually clear Friday morning, making way for sunshine later in the day and temperatures in the low to mid-30s.

Another storm will move into the area Saturday, with snow chances increasing in the afternoon and evening. .

The storm is not expected to have as much impact as the New Year’s Day storm, with 1-4 inches expected in the metro area.

That front is expected to quickly move out Saturday night before another front passes through Sunday night. Temperatures will spike into the 40s beginning Monday.

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