BOULDER, Colo. –
Winter this year came in like a lamb and out like a lion, and the lion is about to roar again.
Snow, heavy at times and whipped by strong winds, is expected tonight in the Colorado mountains and it should spread along the Front Range and onto the plains sometime after midnight, according to the National Weather Service.
In the Boulder County foothills, 8 to 14 inches of snow could accumulate by Saturday night, according to the National Weather Service. Snow in Denver could pile up to 10 inches.
Winds in Denver on Saturday could gust up to 31 mph and the temperature is expected to be in the upper 20s at 5 p.m. tomorrow, the weather service said.
Snow thunder is possible during the oncoming storm, the weather service said.
Visibilities will be limited at times and drivers should take extra caution while traveling Saturday, the weather service warns.
The powerful storm is expected to track west to east tonight across the mountains of northern Colorado and southern Wyoming, the weather service said.
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