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Temperatures cool with an early chance of rain and snow on Thursday

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DENVER -- A weak cold front will move in overnight that will cool temperatures and bring a chance of morning rain and snow showers.

Denver will start out Thursday in the 30s with mostly cloudy skies and isolated showers.

Showers will most likely be rain or a rain/snow mix in the Denver metro area and snow showers for the foothills, mountains and along the Palmer Divide. Denver has a 10 percent chance of rain.

Showers will be light and will have very minimal accumulation where snow is falling at the highest elevations.

By midday Thursday, showers will end and skies will clear. Afternoon high temperatures will reach the middle 50s in Denver, 10 degrees cooler than Wednesday.

Friday will have mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 70s.

The warm-up continues on Saturday as temperatures will reach the upper 70s with a slight chance of afternoon showers and storms.

Sunday will be dry with the potential to hit the first 80 degrees of the year.

The last time Denver hit the 80s was Nov. 27 with a high of 81 degrees.

The next storm system will move in late Tuesday through Wednesday, bringing rain and snow to Colorado.

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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.

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