It's really getting hotter guys.. http://www.9news.com/news/article.aspx?storyid=113806&catid=339 KUSA - A strong spring storm will continue to move over Colorado on Saturday. Heavy, wet snow is expected for many areas with the most significant accumulation in the foothills and down near Monument Hill. Heavy snow in the Front Range Mountains and Foothills had already piled up to nearly 3 and a half feet by Friday evening. The rain/snow mix in the Denver area made for a wide variety of weather conditions across the area during the day that included periods of thundersnow. The areas that have seen rain are expected to have the precipitation turn to all snow into early and late Saturday morning. A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE DENVER AREA AND THE FRONT RANGE MOUTNAINS/FOOTHILLS UNTIL NOON SATURDAY. Storm total snow forecast by noon Saturday: There will be considerable melting and compaction of the snowfall so even though this much will fall, it may not ever pile up this high. Central metro Denver: 10 to 20 inches, heaviest southern and western suburbs Foothills Above 6,000 feet: 24 to 36 inches Douglas/Elbert Counties: 12 to 24 inches Greeley/Southern Weld County: 3 to 6 inches Fort Collins/Loveland/Northern Weld County: 4 to 8 inches Greeley and Fort Collins will have siginificantly less snowfall than the Denver area so they will be under a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY until noon Saturday. Most of southern Wyoming, including the Interstate 80 corridor, is also under a warning through Saturday at noon. 9NEWS Meteorologist Marty Coniglio says the precipitation in the Denver area that was rain for much of the day has switched to snow for Friday night and early Saturday morning. With the relatively warm temperatures and areas of rain metro area roadways should be mainly wet with just a few areas of slush in the afternoon and into the evening Saturday so driving should not be a problem by late in the day. On the Eastern Plains, areas of wet snow are possible with a couple of inches of wet snow accumulation possible mainly on unpaved areas. For the high country, a WINTER STORM WARNING continues until Saturday morning for most central mountain areas west of Vail Pass to the northern mountains around Rabbit Ears Pass. These areas will see at least 8 to 16 inches of total snow accumulation. A WINTER STORM WARNING is also in effect for mountain areas east of Vail Pass including the mountains of Summit County, Winter Park, and Rocky Mountain National Park. These areas could see a total of 1 to 2 feet of snow. For Colorado Springs and the southern I-25 corridor, a total of 1 to 2 feet of new snow is possible for mountain areas and 6 inches or more could potentially fall over the adjacent plains. Due to the storm system, United Airlines has issued a travel waiver to people who have flights on Friday or Saturday out of Colorado. Frontier Airlines is also urging people to make sure and check the status of their flights ahead of time. For more information on flights out at Denver International Airport, you can visit www.flydenver.com. Xcel Energy was busy Friday responding to storm-related outages. At one point some 2,700 homes were without power in the Evergreen, Conifer and Kittridge area. IREA also says it has dealt with sporadic outages in the Conifer area. At the CDOT operations center in Golden, crews worked all day on Friday to try and keep traffic across the state on the move. It has all 74 plows trying to keep ahead of the storm.