Sunshine and warmer weather Monday is quickly melting snow and ice from Sunday's storm.

Commuters should find fewer rough spots on the drive home Monday evening compared to the morning rush, but snow showers are back in the Denver forecast Tuesday.

The temperature in Denver hovered below the freezing mark at 1 p.m. Monday, but it could climb to about 39 degrees by late in the day, according to the National Weather Service.

Tonight, skies will be cloudy and the overnight low should dip to 20 degrees, according to the weather service.

On Tuesday, there's a 40 percent chance of snow showers in Denver after 11 a.m. and the high temperature should top out at 33 degrees. There's a 30 percent chance of snow showers in Denver Tuesday night before 11 p.m., the weather service reports. The low temperature in the city overnight Tuesday will be in the mid-teens.

New snow accumulations Tuesday in the metro area and along the Front Range should be less than one inch.

A winter storm Sunday brought steady snow to the Denver area throughout the day, making for a messy Monday morning commute for many.

Snow accumulations totals Monday, according to the National Weather Service included 9 inches at Denver International Airport and 12 inches in Aurora and Evergreen.

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Hazel, Amelia, Myles sledding
After their school called a snow day, friends Hazel Sankovitz, 5, left, Amelia Carson, 7, center, and Myles O'Leary, 9, take advantage of the aftermath of a weekend of snow and head to Central Park in the Stapleton neighborhood of Denver. (Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post)