Denver could be very slippery this time on Wednesday as a weak storm system moves into place tonight, bringing in a winter weather combination.
⚠️ Accessible to roads, sidewalks and driveways late at night from tonight to Wednesday ️
Areas of mild cold drizzle spread westward across the plains late tonight and Wednesday. Be able to get to work on a Wednesday morning – plan ahead and take the extra time. There was also light snowfall but <1". #COwx pic.twitter.com/YYEoRrpTDI
– NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) January 18, 2022
According to the National Weather Service in Boulder, Denver will experience an enjoyable Tuesday with highs of 56 degrees under partially cloudy skies. Winds can gust up to 16 mph.
The weather will start to turn from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning as a patchy cold drizzle is likely to start around 2am. Cloudy evenings will drop to 23 degrees. The metro area could be covered with a thin layer of ice before sunrise on Wednesday.
Areas of freezing drizzle and light snow are expected on Wednesday across the entire Front Range, with a slight layer of ice possible. Cold drizzle, possibly with snow, mainly occurs after 11 am. The highest level will only reach 30 degrees. There is a 50% chance of rain, but the total amount of snow will be less than an inch. The winter mix will end before midnight as nighttime temperatures drop to 16 degrees.
Thursday will be a mild day with 39 degrees sunshine.
Another weak storm system arrives Friday through Saturday with a 40% chance of light snow.
Then temperatures should warm up again in the 50s then over the weekend and next week.
https://www.denverpost.com/2022/01/18/denver-weather-tuesday-freeze-drizzle-snow/ Cold drizzle tonight to make for an icy Wednesday morning