Wet weather pattern for Colorado this week

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DENVER -- A few showers and some lightning will be possible early Monday evening.

The chance for rain should move east of Denver by 8 p.m. Then there's a pretty good chance later this week to pick up some much-needed rain.

The first good shot of showers comes from late Wednesday into early Thursday.

The next setup for showers arrives over the weekend into early next week. Rain s in the forecast for Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Some snow could mix with the rain on the west and south sides of the city late Sunday into early Monday.

The mountains should get good moisture in the form of rain and snow. Heavy rain is possible in southwest Colorado from Monday night through Wednesday.

This is an area of the state that could use the rain, given the extreme drought conditions.

The mountains could also be looking at accumulating snow from late this week into early next week with several inches possible.

Check interactive radar and zoom in to where you are. Plus, check the radar anytime with the Pinpoint Weather App for iPhone and Android.

Pinpoint Weather has been independently certified as Colorado's Most Accurate Forecast by WeatheRate.

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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