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Periods of snow continue for Denver overnight; expect cold and windy weather Thursday

Posted at 7:36 PM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 01:10:35-04

DENVER -- The BLIZZARD WARNING continues across northeastern Colorado through mid-morning, but has been lifted for the Denver area and the I-25 Corridor. There is a Winter Weather Advisory for Denver as light snow and strong winds will make for very slippery roads overnight and in the morning.

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The temperatures tumbled over 60 degrees from the 80 degree readings on Tuesday. Along with the cold, the strong winds of 30-50 mph have dropped wind chills to near zero!

Very strong winds will whip across Colorado early Thursday. Winds will gusts to 40-60 mph on the eastern plains and create blizzard conditions over the northeast quarter of the state. Expect numerous road closures to the north and east of Denver.

The storm system is rapidly moving to the northeast and will spread blizzard conditions across northern Kansas and much of Nebraska tonight and Thursday.

In the Denver area, periods of snow will continue with a couple of inches of snow. Roads will be slick as temperatures fall to around 18 degrees by morning.

The morning commute will be slow, but most roads will be open along I-25. The winds will continue strong from the northwest, keeping wind chills in the single digits.

Cold and windy weather will continue on Thursday with snow showers – accumulations will be light. High temperatures will only reach the mid-to upper 30s in Denver.

Friday and Saturday will stay cool and unsettled with flurries on Friday and rain showers on Saturday. Highs will stay in the 40s.

Finally, warmer and drier weather will return on Sunday and Monday!