Denver weather: Mild end to the week alongside Easter shower chances

DENVER (KDVR) —  Denver’s weather will stay mild heading into Easter weekend with a few chances for showers.

Winter weather advisories start Thursday night and continue through Saturday morning for elevations above 9,000 feet. During this time 6-10 inches of snow is expected.

This, plus wind gusts reaching 40 mph, could lead to difficult travel and low visibility from blowing snow.

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Weather tonight: Partly cloudy, seasonal

Thursday night, snow will continue over the mountains, with just a few clouds moving into the Front Range. Temperatures will be seasonal and fall near freezing in Denver.

Weather tomorrow: Mostly sunny, mild

Friday will start with sunshine. As highs climb to the upper 50s, clouds will begin to increase ahead of a few afternoon rain showers.

Looking ahead: Sunny start to the weekend ahead of Easter showers

Sunshine and mild temperatures dominate the weekend. Saturday will be mainly sunny and pleasant with highs back in the mid-60s.

Easter Sunday will start dry and breezy with a low at sunrise in the 30s. High temperatures will then climb to the mid-60s. Rain showers move into the forecast Sunday evening and will mix with snow by Monday morning.

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Showers will be replaced by sunshine and a warming trend by Tuesday. Tuesday’s highs will be just a few degrees cooler than normal, climbing to the mid to upper 50s. The warming trend continues Wednesday and Thursday with highs in the mid- then upper-60s.

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