Denver weather: Sunday snow expected to bring 4-8 inches to metro area

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as 4 to 8 inches of snow is expected to descend upon the Mile High City.

There is a Winter Storm Warning in effect in the Denver metro area that will run through 6 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The temperature will reach a high of 19 with freezing drizzle in the morning that will become all snow by 9 a.m. An expected 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected to accumulated during the day.

The evening low will drop to 6 with wind chill values falling as low as minus -2. There will be 3 to 5 inches of new snow accumulation expected tonight.

The cold temperatures continue into Monday with a high of 18 with wind chill values as low as minus -3. Snow is likely, but most will fall before 7 a.m. Less than an inch of new snow is expected to accumulate. Monday night’s low will be 5 degrees.

Tuesday will be warmed with sunny skies and a high of 41 degrees. It is expected to hit a low of 21 that night.

Warmer weather returns on Wednesday with sunny skies and a high of 42. The night low will be 23. Temperatures return to the 50s and 60s as the week continues.

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