Snow and cold settle in overnight Monday night into Tuesday early morning, with up to an inch of snow expected by your commute to work.

Light snow will continue throughout the day Tuesday, with 1 to 2 inches of accumulation possible in Denver and slightly higher totals on the west and south sides of the metro area.

Icy conditions on the sidewalks and roads are possible for the Tuesday morning commute, and temperatures will hover near freezing for much of the day.

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LOOKING AHEAD: Your 7-Day forecast

Snow will stop falling before sunrise on Wednesday, and temperatures will begin to warm up, reaching the low 50s that afternoon.

Since this is Colorado, expect temperatures in the high 60s on Friday.

As the forecast develops, be sure to check back to 9NEWS for the latest snow totals and to prepare for your Tuesday morning commute!