Mountain snow, strong wind expected Monday

DENVER -- A Winter Weather Advisory remains in place for much of Colorado's mountains until 12 a.m. Tuesday. Meanwhile, a High Wind Watch is in effect for most of the Denver metro area from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday. Additionally, a High Wind Warning is in effect for the west metro area, foothills and mountains west of the northern Front Range from 12 a.m. until 10 p.m. Monday.

Snow will be heavy at times, lingering in the mountains through Monday. Totals from this system will range from 2 to 12 inches.

Monday will be very windy, with gusts between 70 and 90 mph possible in the mountains and foothills. In Denver, expect gusts from 40 to 50 mph, with stronger gusts in the western parts of the metro area.

The mild temperatures will continue across Colorado this week. Highs will stay in the 50s Monday in the Denver area. The warmest day of the week will arrive Wednesday as the mid-50s return.

An early preview of the upcoming weekend looks quiet along the Front Range, with another shot of mountain snow possible.

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