Golf ball size hail, 70 mph winds, possible south and east of Denver

Severe afternoon weather is in the forecast south of Denver and east onto the plains, where golf ball size hail and winds to 70 mph will be a threat, according to the National Weather Service. The stormy weather could extend into the evening.

In Denver there’s a 30% chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3 and 4 p.m., the weather service said. Skies will be mostly sunny, the high temperature will top out near 86 degrees with winds gusting to about 22 mph. Tonight in the city there’s a 30% chance for showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 a.m. Skies will be partly cloudy, the low temp will be around 57 degrees with winds gusting to near 23 mph.

Thunderstorm activity north of Denver on Saturday will be widely scattered, with a chance for small hail and winds up to about 50 mph, according to the weather service forecast.

Sunday morning in Denver there’s a slight chance for showers and storms before 7 a.m., with a break until 1 p.m. when a chance for wet weather returns in the afternoon, according to the weather service. Skies will be mostly sunny, the high temp will about 78 degrees. There’s a 30% chance for precipitation.

Scattered showers and storms are possible Sunday and Monday in northeastern Colorado,  mainly during the late afternoon and into early evening hours. The storms may produce brief heavy rainfall and small hail.

On Monday Denver has a 20% chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms, skies will be mostly sunny and the high temperature will hit about 83 degrees.


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