Denver weather forecast for today, March 9: Windy and 69

Today’s forecast: Partly cloudy throughout the day. A low of 39.38 degrees and a high of 71.66. Data: Dark Sky.

Good morning!

Today’s forecast: Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 69 degrees. Winds will be persistent but not terribly fast, gusting up to around 20 mph.

Temperatures will stay high on Friday, drop to the high 50s on Saturday and then fluctuate for the next few days. It may snow lightly on Sunday night, followed by temperatures in the 70s by the middle of next week.

Data: National Weather Service.

The northern mountains, meanwhile, have a few chances to get a few inches of snow over the weekend. Colorado’s chances of snow may also improve during the second half of March, according to OpenSnow.

The night sky: “The moon will spend several days traversing the large constellation Leo the Lion. Notice our moon, and Leo’s stars, and contemplate the Earth and moon’s long and varied history.”