Sunny skies and warmer temps swing through Northern Colorado on Friday, April 5. The Denver-Boulder Office of the National Weather Service predicts the balmy temps and sunny skies won't last long, though. By Saturday night, expect snow and colder temps. Here's the current weekend forecast for the Greater Fort Collins area:

Friday (Sunny and Warm)
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73 degrees Fahrenheit. Breezy, with winds as high as 33 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows near 39 degrees Fahrenheit.
Saturday (Rain and Snow)
Rain showers before noon, then rain and snow showers followed by snow showers. The high will be 51 degrees Fahrenheit. The chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Temperature around 36 degrees Fahrenheit.
Sunday (Snow and Rain...Warming Up.)
Snow and rain mix throughout the day, with rain later in the afternoon. It's partly sunny, with a high near 54. Windy.
Sunday Night
Snow and rain mix after 8 p.m. Low around 30 degrees Fahrenheit.
Get more details on the weekend forecast by visiting the NWS website here.

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