Pinpoint Weather Alert Day: Cold temperatures, light snow & slick roads overnight

Light snow moves out of metro area; sunshine this afternoon

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DENVER -- Light snow began falling in the Denver metro area overnight Tuesday.

Snow fell through the morning rush hour, then decreased. Only about 1 inch of accumulation fell across the Front Range with 1-2 inches across the Palmer Divide and the foothills.

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Clouds will decrease Tuesday afternoon with sunshine returning. The high is expected to reach about 40 degrees.

A second storm will arrive Wednesday afternoon and evening with a cold front and snow showers for the evening rush.

Only about 1 inch of accumulation is likely along the Front Range with 1-2 inches across the Palmer Divide and the foothills. The ski areas could see 3-6 inches.

Highs on Wednesday will peak at about 48 degrees early before falling into the 30s in the afternoon. Gusty winds will come with the cold front.

A few flurries are expected Thursday morning ,otherwise skies will be partly cloudy with a high about 37.

Friday will be sunny and breezy with a high about 50.

On Saturday, look for increasing clouds and breezy near the foothills and a high about 50.

A storm moves in late Saturday into Sunday with a 20 percent chance of snow showers across the Front Range during the Broncos game, which begins at 1 p.m. Temperatures will be in the 30s with gusty northeast winds.

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