DENVER (KDVR) – Thursday afternoon temperatures continue to hit 60 on the Forward Range. The mountains were a different story with scattered snowfalls increasing on Thursday night.
We’ve issued an accurate Weather Alert through Christmas Day for the mountains of Colorado, which could have a major impact on travel. There will be sporadic snowfall next week in the mountains with occasional heavy rain.
Winter storm warnings and winter weather notices have been issued in the mountains from Thursday through December 25.
Southern Colorado has a high wind warning in effect through Friday night. Wind gusts will reach 65-75 mph.
Parts of the mountains will be in full swing on Christmas Eve. Three consecutive days of snowfall will bring a build-up of 6-20 inches.
Denver will cool down to the 50s on Friday with a 20% chance of showers. Scattered rain and sleet will fall Friday afternoon. Most of the lower elevations will see no precipitation but areas that see isolated showers may see a light layer of slush.
Christmas Day looks dry on the Front with high temperatures in the 50s. Mountains will see snow over the weekend.
Next week will be dry above the Before to Thursday Range with temperatures cooling down to the 30s and 40s.
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