Bands of heavy snow hitting Colorado, drivers should expect snow through morning commute


DENVER — A fast-moving cold front is rolling through the Denver metro area and we’ll see bands of moderate to heavy snow through the morning commute.

The heaviest snow will fall through the early morning hours, with clearing this afternoon. We’ll see around 2 to 4 inches near Denver, with 3 to 6 inches along the Palmer Divide and 4 to 8 inches in the foothills. A winter weather advisory is in effect through the morning.

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The heaviest snow will occur over portions of southwestern Colorado, across the San Juan mountains, where 1-2 feet of accumulating snow can be expected over higher elevations.

Skies gradually clear by late Tuesday afternoon and highs will rebound to the upper 30s to low 40s for the Front Range.

Sunny and warmer weather returns on Wednesday, with highs in the 50s.

On Thanksgiving, expect partly cloudy skies during the afternoon and highs in the low 40s in Denver. We have a chance for light snow into the evening hours. Overnight lows will stay cold, but seasonal, in the 20s all week.

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