Denver weather: freeze temperatures, then rain in the city, up to 10 inches of snow in the mountains

The streak of chilly weather continues Wednesday as temperatures dipped all-night to below freezing.

A frost warning is in place until 8 a.m. It was 31 degrees in Denver at 6 a.m.

More rain is coming to the Front Range and up to 10 inches is expected in the mountains, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder.

The best chance for rain will be after 3 p.m. The high temperature in Denver will be only about 47 degrees.

Between 5 and 10 inches of new snow could fall in the mountains, the NWS says.

Showers will increase this afternoon and continue into Thursday. Snow level will drop to 8000 feet with 5-10" over higher mountains. #cowxpic.twitter.com/CwOHsxfL3I

— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) May 22, 2019

Afternoon thunderstorms and rain showers are forecast for Thursday, when the high temperature will be only 50 degrees. The chance for rain is 60 percent.

Friday will be sunny with much heater temperatures going into the Memorial Day weekend.

The high on Friday will be 70 degrees. Temperatures will be in the 70s through the holiday weekend including Monday, which is Memorial Day.

Afternoon rain showers are possible on Sunday and Monday.

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