Weather today: Sunny, mild
Skies stay mostly clear Thursday allowing for highs to climb into the middle 50s. The above-average temperatures will feel comfortable with winds increasing later in the evening.
Weather tonight: Windy with mountain snow
Clouds build over Denver Thursday night with snow falling in the higher elevations before sunrise.
Lows are mild in Denver, dipping to the low 30s.
Winds will become breezy as high wind warnings are in effect from 8 p.m. Thursday through 5 p.m. Friday.
Looking ahead: Friday mountain snow, breezy metro winds
Snow will continue to fall in the higher elevations until the mid-afternoon hours with 5 to 10 inches of snow accumulation for the mountain towns.
Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect for the western half of the state through Friday evening.
Denver will see windy conditions continue Friday with winds at 15 to 25 mph with metro gusts up to 40 mph. Highs are close to seasonal with temperatures in the lower 50s.
Sunshine builds back for Saturday, but temperatures are below average in the middle 40s. Sunday keeps the sunshine with highs in the lower 50s.
More snow moves into the mountains on Monday with cooler temperatures in the metro, around the upper 40s.
Temperatures remain below average for the middle of next week with highs in the middle 40s and sunny skies.