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DENVER (KDVR) — Arctic cold arrived in Denver Monday afternoon and dropped temperatures rapidly from the 50s to the single digits.

Pinpoint Weather Alert Days have been issued for Tuesday and Wednesday. Along with the bitter cold, light snow will continue off and on until Thursday morning.

The Pinpoint Weather team said Denver will get 3-4 inches of snow by Thursday afternoon.

The mountains will see the biggest totals, with some areas picking up as much as 3 feet of fresh powder.

Here’s a look at the expected snowfall totals by Thursday afternoon:

  • Denver: 3-4
  • Western suburbs: 4-6 inches
  • Foothills: 4-8 inches
  • Palmer Divide: 2-6 inches
  • Eastern Plains: 1-3 inches
  • Summit County: 8-12 inches
  • Divide ski areas: 8-12 inches
  • Northern mountains: 6-12 inches
  • Western Slope ski areas: 2 feet
  • Southern mountains: 2-3 feet
  • Mountain valley towns: 3-8 inches

FOX31 will continue to update this story with any changes to the forecast as the Pinpoint Weather Team gets new data. Be sure to download the free Pinpoint Weather App to stay up-to-date with the newest information as it arrives.