Some cooler air has moved into Colorado, a nice break from the extreme heat of late last week.
Some scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the mountains and eastern plains on Tuesday. Highs will be around 80 degrees in the Denver area, middle 80s over southeastern Colorado, 60s to low 70s in the mountains and 80s to near 90 around Grand Junction.
A hotter and drier pattern returns Wednesday. Highs in Denver and across the plains will bounce back to the upper 80s to low 90s under sunny skies. In the mountains, highs will be in the middle 70s to low 80s. through the end of the week in Denver.
Thursday and Friday will be hot and dry with low to mid-90s on the plains and upper 70s to mid-80s in the mountains. Slightly cooler air will move into the state Saturday, but only a few showers will be possible.
Scattered afternoon thunderstorms can be expected Sunday with highs in the mid-80s.
Monday and Tuesday will be cooler and wetter with a good chance for rain. Highs will drop to the 70s in Denver and just the 50s in the mountains.
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