Young Tre Schlegel, 5, makes a path across Warren Ave at Madison St. to make way for his grandmother later in the day during a heavy snowstorm February
02, 2016. (Andy Cross, The Denver Post)

There is a 30 percent chance of snow in the Denver metro area Thursday night, with less than a half-inch of accumulation expected.

With temperatures in the single digits along the Front Range, the wind chill fell to minus-13 degrees Thursday morning in some areas.

Denver temperatures are expected to rise slightly above freezing under sunny skies on Thursday.

Increasing clouds are expected Thursday afternoon with winds from the southwest picking to between 8 and 13 mph with gusts as high as 20 mph.

There is a 30 percent chance of snow mainly between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m., according to Jim Kalina, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Boulder.

"Not too much snow is expected," Kalina said Thursday morning.

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The low Thursday night is expected to drop to 15 degrees.

On Friday it will be mostly sunny in the Denver area, with a high temperature of 34, Kalina said. Temperatures are expected to climb to 44 degrees on Saturday.

"It's going to warm up — better than it has been," Kalina said.

The high on Sunday is expected to be 41 degrees. The forecast calls for temperatures to rise to 53 degrees by Wednesday.

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