Snow returns to mountains; Breezy & mild in metro Denver

Mountain snow forecast between Friday afternoon and Sunday morning. Meteorologist Chris Tomer.

DENVER --It's going to be a snowy stretch for the central and northern mountains. Saturday will be breezy and mild in Denver.

Snow increased in intensity in the mountains by Saturday morning.

The heaviest totals will be in the northern mountains with 1-2 feet by Sunday morning near Steamboat Springs, Buffalo Pass, Cameron Pass, and Rocky Mountain National Park.

There will be 5-12" by Sunday morning along the Interstate 70 corridor from Vail east to Copper, Loveland, Arapahoe Basin and Winter Park.

Another wave of snow hits the central and northern mountains on Monday and Tuesday with heavy accumulations.

The weekend effect on Denver and the Front Range is minimal.  There are slight chances of snow showers in some places with fluctuating temperatures in the 30s, 40s and even 50s.

There is a better chance for snow in Denver between Monday night and Tuesday morning.

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Pinpoint Weather Meteorologists Dave Fraser, Greg Dutra, Jessica Lebel, Matt Makens, and Chris Tomer.

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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.