National Weather Service forecast is cold, wintry, periods of snow.


Cold, wintry weather is hanging on in the metro area, with snow in the forecast starting late in the day Sunday and into Monday.

On Saturday in Denver skies will be mostly cloudy and the high temperature will top out near 32 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight in Denver skies will be partly cloudy and the low will be around 15 degrees.

There’s a chance of light snow in the mountains on Saturday, about 2-inches accumulation, with a chance of snow on the Eastern Plains as the storm system moves into Kansas and weakens, the weather service said.

In Denver on Sunday there will be a 30% chance of snow, mainly after 4 p.m., according to the weather service. Clouds will increase as the day progresses and the high temperature will be near 38 degrees. Overnight Sunday the chance for snow is 60%, the low temp will be about 16 degrees, and about 1 inch of snow is expected to accumulate.

Snow, heavy at times, is likely before 11 a.m. Monday in the city, the weather service said. Skies will be cloudy and the high will top near 27 degrees.

Regionally, high temperatures will remain below normal each afternoon through late next week, according to the weather service. An approaching weather system is expected to trend southward, but it may bring snow, about 1 to 3 inches, to Park, Clear Creek and Summit counties, and possibly a dusting to the southeastern plains.



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