Denver weather: Pattern of sunny mornings, afternoon showers continues

Denver’s weather pattern will continue its repetitious mode of sunny mornings followed by a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms through the weekend and into next week.

On Wednesday, Denver skies will be sunny with only a 10% chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms as the high temperature tops out at 91 degrees, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

Severe weather, however, is possible in the northeastern corner of Colorado on Wednesday and Thursday, according to the weather service. Severe storms, with damaging winds and locally heavy rains, could strike from Sterling to Akron and in areas along a line east between the two Eastern Plains locales. Precipitation should start clearing out of the area on Thursday night.

“Meanwhile, only isolated thunderstorms with gusty winds and light rainfall can be expected” over the rest of the plains and along the Front Range, the weather service said.

In Denver on Thursday and Friday, there’s a 30% chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, according to the weather service, with the high temperature topping out both days in the mid-80s. Skies will be mostly sunny.

On Saturday in the city, there’s a slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, skies will be sunny and the high temperature hits 87 degrees.

The weather is expected to be a bit warmer starting Sunday and into next week, with highs climbing into the 90s, and isolated storms along the Front Range.

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