Temperatures heat back up before 2 cold fronts hit with mountain snow

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DENVER -- Temperatures warm back up Wednesday by 15 or more degrees to a high of 75 in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. The normal high for this time of year is 65 degrees.

There will be lots of sunshine on Wednesday. The mountains can expect sunny to partly cloudy skies with highs in the 40s and 50s.

Wildfire danger goes up Thursday. Wind speeds increase and temperatures reach 80 degrees across the Front Range. Temperatures will be in the 40s, 50s and 60s in the mountains.

It will be dry and partly cloudy with a cold front arriving late in the Broncos game, causing temperatures to cool quickly late.

Temperatures start at 70 degrees, then fall into the 60s and eventually the 50s.

Two cold fronts are lined up. The first arrives Thursday night and delivers wind and snow to the mountains on Friday. Generally, 1 inch of accumulation on the high peaks.

Snow forecast for Friday. Meteorologist Chris Tomer.

The second cold front arrives early Sunday with even stronger wind and heavier snow for the mountains.

There will be 4 to 10 inches of accumulation. Winds will gust up to 75 mph above treeline.

Small chances of precipitation for the Front Range: 10% on Friday, 20% on Sunday and 10% Monday. The mountains will capture most of the precipitation.

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We're tracking Denver weather today on FOX31 and Channel 2 News - and when conditions are bad we send out the Weather Beast.

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