DENVER — A series of storms will bring snow to the mountains through the weekend and to Denver and the eastern plains starting on Friday.
Snow will accumulate to 3 to 6 inches in the mountains in the next 24 hours, while high clouds cover the plains. Lows tonight will be around freezing in the Denver area, with 20s in the high country.
Thursday will remain snow in the mountains, with highs in the low to mid-30s. Clouds will thicken over eastern Colorado and temperatures will be cooler - just in the upper 40s to low 50s in the Denver area.
Light snow and rain along with colder weather can be expected in Denver on Friday with highs around 40 degrees. The mountains should see moderate to heavy snow Thursday night and early Friday. The northeast corner of Colorado, western Nebraska and northern Kansas will get 3-5 inches of snow on Friday.
Saturday will be chilly with some flurries in the Denver area and highs in the mid to upper 30s. More snow will be developing for the central and southwest mountains.
A stronger storm will likely swirl into the state Saturday night and Sunday with heavy mountain snow and a chance for several inches of snow in Denver and across the eastern plains.
Early next week will be cold with snow diminishing.
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