Afternoon thunderstorms will rumble through the region with a chance for heavy, but brief, downpours and winds gusting up to 50 mph in isolated areas.
In Denver on Saturday there’s a 50% chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, skies will be mostly cloudy and the high temperature will top out at about 92 degrees, according to the National Weather Service forecast. It will be breezy, with winds gusting to about 21 mph.
Scattered thunderstorms will track north across the mountains and foothills on Saturday, with isolated storms hitting the metro area and the nearby plains, the weather service said. Flooding will be possible in fire scar areas, with drier weather, and winds up to 40 mph, across the Eastern Plains where fire concerns will be elevated.
In Denver tonight, mainly before 9 p.m., there’s a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said. It will be mostly cloudy with a low temperature around 66 degrees.
On Sunday, Juneteenth and Father’s Day, there’s a 50% chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in Denver. Skies will be partly sunny with a high temperature near 90 degrees.
Warm weather with above normal temperatures will continue through Monday across the region. Scattered thunderstorms, mostly in the mountains, are possible on Sunday and Monday.
On Monday in Denver skies will be mostly sunny and the high should top out near 89 degrees. Storms become more isolated Tuesday and Wednesday, before drier conditions settle into the region on Thursday.
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