First snowfall of the season in Denver

Becky Ditchfield has your Thursday afternoon forecast. 9NEWS at 11 a.m. 11/17/16.

KUSA - It’s official. Denver saw its first snowfall of the season on Thursday. 

The first band of snow entered the Denver metro area this morning, with another round hitting the area just in time for the evening commute.

Areas along the Front Range could see between a trace to two inches of snow by the evening. The snow is not expected to accumulate on the roads, but cold temperatures overnight could lead to some black ice Friday morning.

FULL FORECAST: Check out the Denver weather forecast HERE

Highs could reach 41 degrees – a 40 degree drop from Wednesday.

The overnight lows could plunge to 18 degrees, and temperatures will stay cold Friday before reaching the 50s and 60s against over the weekend.

Here’s a look at the snow forecast:

Metro Denver, I-25 Corridor:  Trace to 2 inches, most areas less than an inch

Foothills:  Trace to 2 inches, south of I-70, 1 to 4 inches north of I-70

High Country: 5 to 10 inches west of Vail, and 4 to 12 inches along the Continental Divide.

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