Weekend snowstorm: Here’s what to expect

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DENVER — A week after a record-setting snowstorm that dumped 27.1 inches of snow on Denver, the state is gearing up for another round of snow.

Although this storm is not expected be as powerful, travel may be impacted, especially on the I-70 mountain corridor Sunday.

The storm will produce snow showers over the northern and central mountains Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening.

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Light snow showers are expected to develop over the foothills Sunday with snow over the foothills and Palmer Divide.

The heaviest snowfall is forecast for Sunday evening through midnight, with four to nine inches along the I-70 mountain corridor east of the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel and six to ten inches along the I-25 corridor at Monument Hill. Metro Denver could see accumulations Sunday night from two to eight inches.

Sunday`s high temperatures will be in the mid-teens and 20s in the mountains, 30s in the foothills and 40s on the plains. Expect some icy roads for the Monday morning commute.

The Colorado Department of Transportation is advising motorists to plan ahead and avoid driving Sunday evening in the mountains and Monday morning for the foothills and Front Range.