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Light drizzle and snow flurries over the Front Range most of the night will result in less than one half of an inch of snow in the Denver area by Saturday morning.

By noon Saturday snow will increase for a few hours so up to one inch of snow is in the forecast, with areas at the base of the foothills and in the foothills having 1 to 2 inches of snow possible.

Northern Colorado, including Fort Collins and Greeley 1 to 2 inches of snow is forecast with moderate snow possible by sunrise on Saturday, lasting into the early afternoon.

Even heavier snow is forecast for Fort Morgan, Brush, Sterling and the northeastern Corner of Colorado is forecast to get 2 to 6 inches of new snow from midnight to noon Saturday.

It's a different story to the west. Areas including Grand Junction and Aspen were under a red flag warning until 8 p.m. Friday for gusty winds, low humidity and other conditions that could fuel a fast-growing wildfire.

As skies clear Saturday night a hard-freeze is in store for Denver and the Front Range for early Sunday morning as the temperature drops into the lower 20s.

Race for the Cure will start clear and cold but temperatures will rise into the 40s by 11 a.m. with the sunny skies.

By the start of the work-week next week daytime highs will again move to near 70 degrees.