Denver weather: A chance for showers, hail and thunderstorms this weekend

Showers and thunderstorms will roll eastward out of the mountains this afternoon, moving across the Eastern Plains where there’s a chance for severe storms.

Severe storms could unleash hail, up to an inch in diameter, and winds up to 60 mph, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. The storms will diminish, from west to east, early this evening.

In Denver on Saturday, Juneteenth revelers should watch for a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Denver skies will be mostly cloudy and the high temperature will hit about 91 degrees. The overnight low temperature in Denver is expected to be around 63 degrees.

On Sunday, Father’s Day, skies will be sunny in the morning and then a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., according to the NWS forecast. The high temperature in the city should be near 89 degrees. Overnight Sunday there’s a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms and the low temperature is expected to be 55 degrees under mostly cloudy skies.

Monday’s weather in Denver will cool down dramatically, with the high temperature around 76 degrees under partly sunny skies. There will be a chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms, with a 50% chance for precipitation.

As the week progresses Denver’s weather will heat up quickly, with high temperatures returning to the lower- to mid-90s beginning on Tuesday and staying in that range through Friday.

 

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