DENVER -- It will be another mild day in the mid-50s across the Front Range on Wednesday. Strong mountaintop winds are fanning out a wave cloud that could block the sun.
Wind gusts of 30-70 mph are cruising across the Continental Divide and down through the foothills. That is a downslope warming wind for Denver.
Mountain highs will be in the 20s, 30s and 40s, with partly sunny skies.
There will be a chance of flurries across the Front Range and eastern Plains on Thursday morning, then sunshine.
The warmest day of the week is Friday with temperatures ranging from 65 to 70 degrees, with breezy, downsloping winds. The record high is 78 degrees set in 1942.
A storm system arrives Saturday afternoon and evening with mountain snow and a light rain or snow mix for Denver.
It should be dry Saturday morning for outdoor activities in Denver, Boulder, Loveland, Greeley and Fort Collins.
Expect light mountain snow accumulations of 1-4 inches.
It will turn drier on Sunday with highs in the 50s. High pressure briefly passes by on Monday and Tuesday.
It will be near 60 degrees on Monday and Tuesday with dry conditions. The next storm system is possible next Wednesday and Thursday.
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