DENVER -- We had near record highs for Thursday in Denver and across eastern Colorado. At DIA we reached 92 degrees and the record is 93. For the evening, it will be mild with overnight lows in the 50s for the metro.
Fire Danger will be high across western and southern Colorado on Friday. Red Flag Warnings have been posted.
A weak cold front will move into western Colorado on Friday. Scattered high-based, gusty thunderstorms will be possible for NE Colorado, with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s in Denver.
Saturday will be sunny, but cooler with temperatures dropping back into the upper 70s to around 80 degrees. On Sunday, there will be a better chance for strong to severe thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.
Hot and mostly dry weather will return to the central Rockies next week.