Rain likely Friday, bringing temporary relief from heat


Ahead of a hot weekend and an even hotter week, rain is coming to the Front Range on Friday, the National Weather Service says.

Friday’s forecast calls for a partly sunny skies with a high of around 94 degrees. Relief from the heat is expected, particularly after 4 p.m., with a 70% chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Overnight, temperatures will drop to a low of about 65 degrees with a 50% chance of precipitation.

The weather service has also issued a number of hazardous weather advisories across the state. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the East Troublesome, Cameron Peak, Williams Fork, Calwood and Mullen burn areas on from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., as the weather service has cited that an inch of rain could fall in a span of 30 minutes, triggering flash floods.

Municipalities along the Colorado Plains are seeing various advisories in place as well. The weather service says they see a “marginal risk for severe weather” on Saturday, referencing “large hail and damaging winds.”

A heat advisory is also in effect for some of Eastern Colorado with “above normal hot temperatures continuing across the region.”


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