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Sunshine and 60 today, lighter winds tonight

High Wind Warning for the foothills expires this evening. Calmer and cool overnight. Sunshine and 40s Thursday.

COLORADO, USA — FORECAST BY METEOROLOGIST: Kathy Sabine

THIS EVENING AT A GLANCE:   Sunshine with winds out of the southwest along the front range this afternoon. Afternoon temperatures Wednesday rose to the upper 50s and lower 60s. High Wind Warnings posted for the foothills with gusty winds to 50 mph continue this evening then slowly decrease.

A High Wind Warning is in effect for the northern foothills until 5 p.m. Gusty westerly winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 75 mph will make travel difficult. The downsloping winds will also help temperatures along I-25 to warm into the upper 50s and lower 60s, well above average.

The strongest winds will retreat to the highest elevations tonight. Gusty, downsloping winds will continue, but won't be as strong, Thursday. Highs will cool slightly Thursday and Friday in the upper 40s and low 50s. 

An upper level disturbance moves in for the weekend, and will bring more snow to the mountains and isolated snow showers to the Front Range. 

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WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny, breezy and much warmer. Afternoon highs from 54 to 59.

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny, breezy, cool. Morning low from 24 to 29, afternoon highs from 45 to 50.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny, slightly cooler and dry. Morning lows from 19 to 24, afternoon highs from 44 to 49.

SATURDAY: Becoming partly to mostly cloudy, breezy and cooler with a small chance for a rain or snow shower in the afternoon. Morning lows from 22 to 27, afternoon highs from 44 to 49.

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy and cold. Morning lows from 20 to 25, afternoon highs from 36 to 41.

MONDAY: Partly cloudy, breezy and chilly. Morning lows from 18 to 23, afternoon highs from 35 to 40.

TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy with a chance for a light snow shower in the afternoon. Morning lows from 15 to 20, afternoon highs from 31 to 36.

WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy, breezy and cool. Morning lows from 16 to 21, afternoon highs from 35 to 40.

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