DENVER -- Lots of sunshine is expected in Denver on Tuesday, and thanks to southerly winds, temperatures should climb back to more seasonal levels, with highs near 45 degrees.
It will only get better from there for sunshine- and warm-weather-starved Coloradans.
Temperatures are expected to be even warmer for Wednesday, with highs near 51 degrees, and for Thursday through Saturday, highs should be close to 60.
LINK: Colorado ski reports
Sun wasn't the theme in all parts of the state on Tuesday, though. While there were no problems with fog in Denver Tuesday morning, a dense fog advisory was in effect until 9 a.m. for Fort Collins, Greeley and Sterling.
For the mountains, a new winter storm watch was up for Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon for places like Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge and Winter Park.
An additional 5 to 12 inches of snow is likely during the watch, with up to 18 inches of snow possible.
With that being the case, avalanche danger remains extremely high in the back country.