Say it ain’t snow! Cold weather to invade Mountain West

Western cities could break record highs and record lows in same week

Snow is possible in the Rockies and foothills as unseasonably cold air plunges into the region early next week.
Snow is possible in the Rockies and foothills as unseasonably cold air plunges into the region early next week.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Talk about weather whiplash.

Big changes are coming to the nation’s midsection behind an unseasonably strong cold front early next week.

Possibly record-breaking cold air sinks into the Nation's midsection next week.

Cities near the Rockies could set record high temperatures close to 100 degrees over Labor Day weekend just to crash into record territory on the cold side by Tuesday morning.

Temperatures that start out in the 20s Tuesday morning may not make it out of the 30s for highs Tuesday afternoon.

Denver high temperature forecast. Temperatures flirt with 100 degrees before plummeting into the 30s Tuesday,

In addition to the massive temperature drop coming to the West, snow is possible along the front range of the Rockies. If measurable snow falls in Denver next week, it could be the third earliest occurrence of measurable snow on record. The earliest occurrence is Sept. 3.

Pattern influenced by Pacific typhoons


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