Cooler temperatures and storms will arrive next week


Snow fell in the high mountains overnight Friday and more is expected in the upcoming days with the snow line at about 11,000-feet in elevation, according to the National Weather Service.

In Denver, showers and thunderstorms are likely after 3 p.m., the weather service said, and the high temperature in the city will top out near 72 degrees. The chance for precipitation in the city is 80% with winds gusting to 15 mph. Showers and thunderstorms are likely overnight — a 70% chance — and the overnight low will be near 47 degrees.

In the mountains, snow may mix with rain at elevations between 11,000 and 12,000 feet, the weather service said.

In Northeastern Colorado on Saturday, stronger storms moving through the region may produce gusty winds, small hail and lightning. Flash flooding may occur in wildfire scar areas. The weather will be cooler, with high temps in the 60s and 70s across the plains.


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