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Warmer weather will return for Wednesday

A brief cool-down for the first day of Summer, but hotter days will return
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Posted at 2:25 AM, Jun 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 19:41:58-04

Cooler weather slipped into Colorado for the first day of summer as a cold front pushed across Colorado. Highs stayed in the 70s in the Denver area, well below the average high of 85 degrees.

Skies will be partly cloudy overnight with lows in the low to mid-50s. Warmer weather will quickly return on Wednesday as winds shift and blow from the southwest, helping to boost temperatures into the upper 80s to low 90s in the afternoon.

Temperatures will climb to the low 90s on Thursday for Denver and the eastern plains with 70s in the mountains. There will be some scattered thunderstorms returning to the western half of the state as an increase in monsoon moisture comes from Arizona and New Mexico.

This monsoon moisture will slowly increase over the state by the end of the week. Some scattered thunderstorms will return to the skies over Denver and the eastern plains by Friday. Highs will dip a bit into the mid-to upper 80s.

Another cold front will arrive Friday night and bring a much bigger cool-down for this coming weekend. Expect highs in the in the 70s with thunderstorms likely on Saturday and Sunday.

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