Denver weather today: The 70s, then a drop

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Good morning. The high in Denver today will reach the mid- or upper 70s, with gusty winds in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. A red-flag fire warning is in effect today.

Friday will bring a drop to the 30s, with a 30 percent chance of snow showers and more wind, NWS predicts.

This weekend, highs will return to the 50s and 60s. The mountains could see 6 to 12 inches of snow from Thursday night to Saturday morning, according to OpenSnow.