Denver weather: “Very large hail” could hit Denver during dangerous afternoon storms

3:17 p.m.: Severe thunderstorm warning including Centennial, Littleton and Englewood until 4 p.m. the National Weather Service warns. This storm may contain tennis ball-sized hail.

3:03 p.m.: NWS is now warning of possible baseball-sized hail in Denver, Lakewood and Littleton until 3:45 p.m.

2:58 p.m.: NWS is warning of baseball-sized hail in Lakewood, Indian Hills and Morrisson.


2:54 p.m.: The National Weather Service warns a severe thunderstorm warning, including Lakewood, Indian Hills and Morrison until 3:30 PM MDT. This storm could produce two-inch-sized hail.

1:50 p.m.: The National Weather Service is warning that Thursday afternoon’s storms will be severe and could potentially produce large hail.

“Conditions are coming together for very large hail to hit Denver in the next 2-4 hours!” NWS Boulder tweeted. “Have a plan to take shelter if you are under a warning! These storms will be very dangerous with hail, lightning, flooding, and perhaps a tornado or two all possible.”

When storms swept into the Denver metro area on Wednesday night, seven people were hospitalized and 80 to 90 were injured during a hail storm at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre during a concert.

The storms are expected to “hit I-25 corridor between 2-5 p.m., and elsewhere through 9 p.m.,” NWS said. “Ensure you have a way to receive warnings.”

To see a full list of all counties and regions under severe storm warnings, visit the NWS’ website.

This is a developing story and will be updated. 

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