Warm Saturday, 20 to 30 degrees cooler on Sunday

60s and few low 70s return Saturday

DENVER - Such a warm day, and unusually so.  Temperatures ranged from the middle to upper 60s (very few low 70s) across Denver Friday.  This is at least 20-degrees warmer than average.  Though, the record high of 72 from 1901 will stand for another year at least.

Mountain wave clouds prevented the record setter, and those clouds will stick around tonight.  A breeze is possible this evening and overnight, so if you'll be out take a coat.  With a partly to mostly cloudy sky, temperatures will be in the 40s until early morning, then 30s briefly around 6 to 7am. 

Saturday will still be mild and dry again, 60s expected, but there will be a change coming by Sunday. A new shot of cold air will drop down from Canada and move into Colorado to end the weekend and start next week.

This next cold shot will not be nearly as strong as what we've felt earlier this month, but it should drop temperatures into the upper 30s and lower 40s for a couple of days.  There isn't a lot of moisture associated with this next front, so I will keep the rain/snow chance at only 5% for Sunday night and Monday morning.  There will be a slightly better chance of picking up some light snow in the northern and central mountains.  

Milder weather will return Tuesday and a system nearing the region Wednesday may bring the mountains some snow, but this also looks like a very weak weather maker.  I'll keep you posted on how that outlook changes, if it does.

Overall, the pattern is going to continue as warm and dry for the next 10 days at least. This will end a chilly November that has been 4 degrees colder than average, and wetter too by 0.20".  Only 4" fell this month, 3 inches shy of normal.

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