Colorado Weather: Cool Photo Takes Over Our Weekend

DENVER(CBS)- A weak cold front swept through most of Colorado to kick off the weekend. This front dropped high temperatures about 10 to 15 degrees lower than Friday.


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Lower elevations were in the 60s and 70s for Saturday afternoon, Denver’s high only reached 62 degrees at Denver International Airport.


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There is some humidity with the cooler air. Enough to provide good cloud cover over the state as well as a chance for some evening splashes over the Front Range and Eastern Plains overnight through Sunday morning.


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The additional cloud cover can keep nighttime low temperatures above freezing for many people at lower elevations from Saturday evening through Sunday morning.


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Many temperatures in the foothills and in the mountains will drop near zero through Sunday morning.


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Sunday will start with lots of cloud cover over the state. In addition to the cold front cloud cover, there is a cutoff low over Arizona that will push cloud cover and some showers into the southern half of the state.


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By Sunday afternoon, northern Colorado including Denver and the Front Range will see clear skies. While the southern half of the state will remain shrouded in clouds and a few showers through Sunday evening.


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High temperatures on Sunday afternoon will be even cooler across the region.


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Low temperatures will dip Sunday evening with a frost watch already in place from Sunday evening to Monday morning over more than half of the eastern plains. Fort Collins, Greely and Castle Rock are included. The Denver metro area is not included at this time.


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