Denver weather today: 45 and sunny

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18th Avenue is extremely icy for the morning rush hour, Feb. 16, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Good morning. There’s snow on the ground, but temperatures will rise back to 45 today, according to the National Weather Service. The weather in Denver will be clear, although light snow is possible in the northern mountains tonight.

Skies will be mostly sunny here over the weekend, with temperatures riding to 55 on Saturday and 65 on Sunday. Winds in the mountain will be “very strong” tonight and Saturday night in the Front Range mountains.

On Monday and Tuesday, temperatures will turn cold with a chance of snow, NWS predicts.



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Det. Nick Rogers before a House Judiciary subcommittee.
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Denver weather today: 49 and a chance of snow

Good morning. The high in Denver today is 49 degrees, but there’s still a 30 percent chance of snow after 5 p.m, according to the National Weather Service.

The plains me see some accumulation tonight — anywhere from a trace to 3 inches may fall, especially south of Interstate 70. The mountains may get 4 to 8 inches.

The next few days will warm up from 45 on Friday to nearly 60 on Sunday in Denver, NWS forecasts.