Forecast Details for Denver, CO

Recent Locations: Denver, CO  
Today: Sunny, with a high near 41. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph after midnight.
Thursday: Snow likely. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 46. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday: A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

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Weather Topic: What are Cirrostratus Clouds?

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Cirrostratus Clouds Next Topic: Cirrus Clouds

Cirrostratus clouds are high, thin clouds that form above 20,000 feet and are made mostly of ice crystals. They sometimes look like giant feathers, horse tails, or curls of hair in the sky. These clouds are pushed by the jet stream and can move at high speeds reaching 100 mph.

What do they indicate?
They indicate that a precipitation is likely within 24 hours.

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Weather Topic: What is Condensation?

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Condensation Next Topic: Contrails

Condensation is the process which creates clouds, and therefore it is a crucial process in the water cycle. Condensation is the change of matter from a state of gas into a state of liquid, and it happens because water molecules release heat into the atmosphere and become organized into a more closely packed structure, what we might see as water droplets.

Water is always present in the air around us as a vapor, but it's too small for us to see. When water undergoes the process of condensation it becomes organized into visible water droplets. You've probably seen condensation happen before on the surface of a cold drink!

Next Topic: Contrails