DENVER (KDVR) — A high wind warning is in effect until 6 p.m. in the foothills along the Front Range. Winds between 35 and 50 mph with gusts up to 80 mph are expected. The National Weather Service said power outages are possible and outdoor objects should be secured to prevent dangerous and damaging situations.
It will be warm before the storm on Monday with Front Range highs near 60 degrees, and sunny to partly cloudy skies.
An arctic front hits Tuesday with temperatures falling into the 30s and 20s. Snow will develop around 6 p.m. across the Front Range and earlier than that in the mountains and Foothills.
We’ve issued a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day for Wednesday.
Snow continues off/on Wednesday. At no point is it heavy, it will gradually accumulate. Expect colder temperatures in the teens and very fine, dry snowfall.
Totals by 11 p.m. Wednesday:
- Denver 3-4 inches
- Fort Collins: 3-6 inches
- Loveland: 3-6 inches
- Greeley: 3-4 inches
- Palmer Divide: 4-6 inches
- Foothills: 8-12 inches
- Ski Areas: 4-8 inches
It will turn drier overnight Wednesday into Thursday with clearing skies. Low temperatures will drop below zero in many locations. We are forecasting minus 3 degrees in Denver. Mountain towns could hit minus 10 degrees to minus 20 degrees.
It will be sunny and warmer Friday through Sunday with highs in the 30s and 40s.