Denver weather: Snow to continue through Easter into Monday

Denverites are in store for a chilly, snowy Easter.

Rain turned to snow overnight and light snowfall is expected to continue for most of Sunday. The high temperature will only hover around 29 degrees with a low of just 16 degrees overnight, the National Weather Service in Boulder predicted.

Denver is expected to get about 2 inches of snow between Sunday and Monday morning, while Boulder is forecast to get up to 6 inches, according to the National Weather Service.

A strong cold front moved into Colorado overnight, ending Denver’s week of sunny, spring weather. The week ahead includes several days of snow with cooler temperatures.

Monday is expected to see more snow, mainly after noon, with a high of just 34 degrees and a low around 17. There is an 80% chance of snow with 2 to 4 inches of accumulation expected, the weather service reported.

Tuesday has a 20% chance of snow after noon with a forecast high of 41 and a low of 23.

Wednesday has a 20% chance of rain with a high near 51 degrees and a low near 28. Wednesday evening, there’s a slight chance for snow showers after 7 p.m., the NWS reported.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday all have a chance for precipitation. Mostly rain showers are expected, but there is a slight chance for snow, too.

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