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Deep freeze shows up on 7 day in time for start of winter

Gradual clearing with highs in the 40s Sunday
Posted: 9:44 AM, Dec 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-17 15:14:31Z

Expect drizzle and areas of patchy fog to start Sunday, then clearing skies throughout the day, with highs in the low 40s. 

Next week we'll see milder weather Monday through Wednesday with dry conditions.  Next Thursday will be the first day of Winter (officially at 9:28 a.m. MST) and it will feel like it! The JET STREAM will bring cold air in from Canada and perhaps some significant snow to Colorado! It is still a week away, but be prepared for a big change in the weather late next week and continuing into Christmas! Highs starting on Thursday will be in the low to mid 20s with snow, then we'll be back in the 20s for highs on Saturday with snow as well.

With this most recent storm, the official snowfall at DIA has been 3.2 inches this season. By mid December, Denver would typically see around 18 inches of snow...so we are still well below normal. 

By the way, next Wednesday (Dec. 20) we will be featuring our "HOLIDAY HOTLINE" from 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Meteorologists from Metro State will be in the studio to provide FREE, custom weather forecasts to help you with your Christmas travel plans! Stay tuned for details next week.

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