Sunshine with strong wind gusts across Front Range; snow in mountains

DENVER -- There will be 25-60 mph wind gusts in Denver, Castle Rock, Lakewood, Boulder and Fort Collins on Tuesday.

The day will start sunny before skies turn partly cloudy. Highs will reach about 60 degrees, but there will be a high fire danger.

A high wind restriction is in effect along Interstate 70 from Golden to Gypsum.

The mountains can expect snow and wind with 1-4 inches of accumulation above 9,000. Wind gusts could approach 100 mph above treeline.

Tuesday Snow Totals. Meteorologist Chris Tomer.

It will be drier and sunny on Wednesday with lighter wind across the board. Front Range highs will reach the 60s.

A southern track storm system could move into the Denver metro area on Friday and Saturday.

It's uncertain whether most of the precipitation will be rain, snow or a combination.

The potential is still there for moderate to heavy snow accumulation in spots. The foothills and mountains stand a higher chance at seeing heavy snow accumulation.

It will be drier and sunny on Sunday.

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