DENVER — Thunderstorms dumped locally heavy rain and small hail over parts of the Denver Metro area and along the I-25 Corridor. Rain and hail hammered Lakewood around 3:30 PM, flooding roads with a mix of water and ice.
The storms rumbled around through the evening and will end overnight. Skies will remain mostly cloudy with lows in the low 50s in Denver and upper 30s to low 40s in the mountains.
The rain chances will hold for Thursday with more showers and thunderstorms and highs in the middle 70s. In the mountains, highs will be in the 60s with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
A few showers and storms will still be possible Friday, especially over eastern Colorado. Highs will be in the upper 70s to near 80 in Denver and across the plains. The mountains will be in the upper 60s to mid-70s.
Warmer and drier weather will for the weekend into early next week. Expect highs in the mid to upper 80s Saturday and Sunday! The warm and dry weather will continue for most of next week.
The aspens are turning in the mountains! This weekend should be a great time to get up to the high country and enjoy the annual display of aspen gold, especially in areas north of I-70.
Be sure to download the STORM SHIELD APP to help keep you ahead of any stormy weather!
— Daryl Orr (@WxTrackerDaryl) September 5, 2018