The weekend’s warm and dry temperatures are expected to make way for a cold front Sunday night through Monday, bringing along freezing rain and up to 2 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder.
Forecasters predict a sharp drop in temperatures overnight Sunday for northeast and north central Colorado, with freezing drizzle and light snow through the late morning Monday. Fog is also expected across the plains Monday night into Tuesday morning before warmer temperatures make a return, the weather service’s hazardous weather outlook stated.
Sunday’s weather in Denver calls for mostly sunny skies with calm winds in the afternoon and a high near 66 degrees, forecasters predicted. The evening is forecast to bring snow and freezing drizzle before 2 a.m. as well as snow and freezing drizzle between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. and snow again after 4 a.m., with a low near 23 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Wind gusts between 7 to 15 mph are likely. A snow accumulation of about half an inch is possible.
One more day of warm temps & dry conditions can be expected before a sharp change back to winter later tonight. Freezing drizzle & light snow can be expected tonight thru Monday morning. Snowfall totals will range from a half inch to 2 inches. #COwx pic.twitter.com/P2DMmjHsu3
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) November 10, 2019
More snow is expected during the Monday morning commute in Denver, bringing a high near 32 degrees and winds up to 7 mph and about another half inch of snow during the day, according to the weather service.
The cold is expected to subside Tuesday in Denver, with a forecast high of 60 degrees.