DENVER (KDVR) — Sunshine and mild temperatures are back on Monday with breezy winds, which means enhanced fire danger yet again. Red flag warnings are in effect from noon to 8 p.m. in the metro area in the Denver weather forecast.
Weather today: Fire danger, breezy
Sunny skies will be over the Front Range Monday with warm highs in the upper 60s.
Winds will pick up through the second half of the day with speeds between 15-25 mph and enhanced fire danger through the evening.
Snow moves into the high country after 12 p.m. and stays overnight.
Weather tonight: Brisk winds, snow moves in
Clouds build in overnight with light snow chances into Tuesday morning.
Lows dip into the upper 20s with brisk winds sticking around.
Looking ahead: Pinpoint Weather Alert Day Tuesday
The Pinpoint Weather team has issued a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day for Tuesday.
The first flakes in the Denver metro area look to arrive around 8 a.m. and last through noon, with a half inch falling. A second round arrives in the early evening with a few more tenths of an inch in the metro.
There may be some slick spots as the morning commute comes to an end, and again during the evening commute.
The snow then is done by about 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Highs on Tuesday are much cooler and stay in the upper 30s.
Wednesday is back to the low 40s with a brisk afternoon wind and late snow chances with minimal accumulation. Snow wraps up late Wednesday night in the mountains with some totals nearing a foot.
Thursday looks nicer for the Rockies home opener with afternoon sunshine and mild highs in the low 50s.
Friday keeps the dry weather around with lighter winds and seasonal highs in the low 60s. Easter weekend will be comfy with highs in the middle to upper 60s and mainly sunny skies.