By Meteorologist Dave Aguilera

DENVER(CBS)- After getting within two degrees of the the Denver record high it’s time for a quick dose of November reality.

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We have two systems changing our Wednesday weather outlook. A cut- off low over Baja California is pumping moisture into southwestern Colorado Tuesday night along with a dry, cold front swinging thru from the west.

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The combination of the two will bring a chance of light snow for many along with colder temperatures. Snow amounts in the mountains will be light. With many areas along the I-70 corridor only picking up around 1/2 inch to 1 inch of snow. Slightly higher amounts will accumulate in  some of the southern mountains.

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For the Denver metro area the record for latest measurable snow seems to be safe. Only trace amounts on grassy surfaces are expected.

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The bigger shock may be the cold temps! With highs around the Denver metro area dropping about 25 to 30 degrees colder than Tuesday’s top temps!

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The whole thing should be over by Thanksgiving morning. With a cold start for Turkey Trotters in the morning! Then, on to a sunny holiday with 50s by afternoon to walk off all that dinner.

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Meteorologist Dave Aguilera