While some parts of the Denver metro area got only a thin blanket of new snow, other locations got socked with double-digit amounts of new snow Friday night and Saturday morning.As little as 1 inch of snow fell in parts of Denver while as much as 10 inches of new snow fell in Westminster overnight. But the entire metro area is expected to get much more snow over the weekend, warned Jim Kalina, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Boulder.”There was a narrow band of heavy snow that hit Superior and Westminster,” Kalina said.About one mile southwest of Westminster 10.2 inches of snow fell overnight while Superior received 8 inches, he said.The next storm front expected to arrive in the late afternoon and early evening is expected to push temperatures much lower and drop higher amounts of snow to a broader area of the Denver metro area, Kalina said. Light flurries were falling Saturday morning across the metro area, he said.The forecast for weekend snow totals ticked upward by about an inch to between 10 and 16 inches of snow, according to Kalina.The first snow front dropped wet snow, but round two will be much colder, he said. Temperatures are expected to rise to the low 30s Saturday, before dropping to 13 degrees Saturday night. The high Sunday is expected to be only 17 degrees, Kalina said.The mountains are expected to get between 2 and 4 inches of new snow today, 4 to 8 inches tonight and 4 to 7 inches Sunday, he said.Airline travelers are urged to check “www.flydenver.com” before going to Denver International Airport for possible flight delays or cancellations, according to a news release by Heath Montgomery, spokesman for DIA.By 6:45 a.m., Montgomery said there had been 77 flight cancellations mostly to mountain towns and cities around the region.”Delays should be minimal through this afternoon,” he said.DIA has more than 270 pieces of snow-removal equipment along with 4,000-gallon chemical trucks available, Montgomery said. The airport is also deploying 10 “melters” that melt up to 150 tons of snow an hour. The airlines are deicing for the duration of the storm, according … – Click Here To Visit Article Source