DENVER - Severe storms now popping up across eastern Colorado. Trained spotters reported a tornado in central Yuma county early this afternoon, just south of Holyoke. We are expecting to see more of these develop this afternoon and evening. We'll continue to see the threat of severe weather through the early evening hours. It extends from our eastern plains into Kansas and Nebraska.
A few storms are possible across the Metro Area, but the threat of severe weather closer to the foothills is low. Today and tomorrow will be pretty typical spring days for the state...sunshine in the morning, highs in the mid-70s and afternoon thunderstorms.
The storms can be monitored using our interactive radar and our Storm Shield App to better plan your activities.
The weather pattern will shift back to cooler and wetter tomorrow and Friday as another upper air disturbance swirls into Colorado from the west. This system will bring wet and cool conditions for a couple of days, with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Another round of severe weather is possible across the eastern plains on Thursday afternoon. Temperatures will still be in the 70s on Thursday, but it gets cooler on Friday, with afternoon readings in the upper 60s and low 70s.
The good news on this next upper air disturbance is that it will move out of the region faster than the last few. By Sunday, skies will be clearing and temperatures warming back into the upper 70s to low 80s. A few afternoon thunderstorms may develop due to all the low level humidity.Monday will be warmer and drier as finally temperatures soar back into the 80s! The warmer weather will feel very good as we have not hit 80 degrees since March 16th! The pattern will shift again by late next Tuesday and Wednesday with showers and thunderstorms becoming more likely along with slightly cooler temperatures.
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