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The Front Range Forecast: Mild and dry for a while...

Pretty mild and pretty dry for the week.
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Figure 5: the 5 day precipitation total from the GFS and weather5280.com

In Brief:

Pretty mild and pretty dry for the week.

Forecast Discussion:

A very quiet period stretches out ahead of us. Figure 1 shows periods of clouds mid-week with pretty normal/mild temperatures. You won't see much this week but a slow snow melt. There are chances of mountain snows on Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving morning (Figure 2), but even up there, snow will be scattered.

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Figure 1: the 10 day graphical forecast for Denver.
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Figure 2: the surface map and precipitation map for Wed/Thur midnight as Thanksgiving starts from the GFS and tropicaltidbits.com

The Longer Range Forecast:

Our next small chance of precipitation comes with a minor trough (red line in Figure 3) approaching the state Saturday evening. The GFS doesn't give us any precipitation with this trough (Figure 4) even when the weatherunderground model sees a small chance (Figure 1). Over the next full 5 days, precipitation will be very light state-wide except for a few spots in the mountains and Palmer Divide (Figure 5). 

Thanksgiving Forecast:

We should see a high around 47F and a low around 23F with clearing skies. Winds will be dying down as the day progresses. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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Figure 3: the 500mb upper air forecast map from the GFS and tropicaltidbits for Saturday PM.
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Figure 4: the surface map and precipitation map for Sunday morning from the GFS and tropicaltidbits.com
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Figure 5: the 5 day precipitation total from the GFS and weather5280.com