DENVER -- An approaching cold front will keep very strong wind in the forecast through early Tuesday.
A high wind warning is in place for the foothills and mountains west of Denver and on the eastern Plains.
Wind gusts to 80 mph will blast over the higher mountains peaks, while 60 mph gusts will be felt across the eastern Plains.
In metro Denver, wind gusts could approach 40 mph late Monday night into early Tuesday. The strongest will should let up around noon Tuesday.
There will be less wind and warmer days on Wednesday and Thursday. High temperatures both days will reach to mid-60s in Denver.
Another cold front is expected to arrive late Thursday night and have an impact on Friday.
Rain and snow showers will fall from late Thursday night into Friday afternoon that could affect the Rockies' home opener.
It will be noticeably cooler Friday with highs only reaching the mid-40s.
It will also be windy, so there will a colder chill in the air. And the big factor is accumulating snow could be possible.
A few computer models indicate light accumulation of 1-2 inches is possible.
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