DENVER -- The first weekend of 2020 will be a warm one, at least starting Saturday as highs soar into the 50 and 60s across the Front Range. Temperatures will be slightly cooler in the high country, with highs making it into the 30 and 40s under plenty of sunshine.
The biggest impact for Saturday will be very strong wind gusts, especially in the foothills and mountains where wind gusts up to 60 mph will be possible. The wind won't be as strong across the Denver metro and eastern Plains, but breezy conditions up to 30 mph will be possible.
Sunday will be slightly cooler as highs return to the 40 and 50s. Expect a mixture of sun and clouds through the day with breezy conditions.
A weak weather system will pass through the state by Sunday night into Monday with the biggest impacts felt in the high country. This front will bring some scattered snow showers to to the mountains Sunday evening throughout the day on Monday. Expect windy conditions statewide with a drop in temperatures to the 20 and 30s in the higher elevations.
Meanwhile, in Denver and across the eastern Plains, this front will only bring strong winds and a drop in temperatures. Highs on Monday will return to the 30s and 40s for the eastern half of the state.
This will be a quick passing system, as sunshine and seasonal temperatures in the 40 and 50s will return to the region by Tuesday and Wednesday.
Another passing system looks to move through Thursday and Friday, knocking temperatures back into the 30 and 40s.
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