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First Alert Action Day: Snow moves east, more snow for Denver tomorrow night

Posted at 9:23 AM, Feb 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-16 21:48:31-05

DENVER — A quick disturbance moved over the metro area this afternoon bringing a quick shot of snow to Denver. More snow will be moving in Sunday night and continue through the day on Monday.

Temperatures will be colder over the holiday weekend and snow will again pile up in the mountains and will also impact Denver and the eastern plains.

A series of storm systems will affect Colorado over the Presidents Day Weekend. These storms will mostly impact the mountains. Snow will pick up again Saturday night and pile up to another 6 to 12 inches by late Sunday. For the Denver area, some flurries will be possible Saturday, but snow will become more widespread Sunday afternoon through Monday morning.

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The snow will be accompanied by colder temperatures for Denver and the northeast plains Sunday night and Monday. Accumulations will be in the 3 to 5 inch range by early Monday - creating slick and slow conditions for the Monday morning commute. Some of the impact will be mitigated by the Monday holiday - lessening traffic.

Monday will be colder, with temperatures in the single digits and teens in the morning and just in the 20s in the afternoon

Tuesday will start out cold with some flurries, temperatures will be below zero in the mountains and in the single digits on the plains. Highs will only reach the 20s in the afternoon, with clearing for much of the state.

Temperatures will stay chilly for Wednesday and more snow is likely over much of Colorado by Thursday.