Denver weather: Warm and stormy, but a chance of mountain snow this weekend

Looking north toward the Capitol from the top floor of the newly-completed Country Club Towers, Aug. 16, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Good morning. The high in Denver today is 87 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. There’s some light cloud cover this morning over the metro, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms mid-afternoon.

Where the storms fall, the NWS warns of heavy rain, small hail and gusty winds.

We’ll see a similar weather pattern through Thursday, with above-average temperatures and chances for storms, NWS predicts.

Friday may be clear and slightly cooler as a new cold front rolls in, bringing below-average temperatures for the weekend. The northern mountains may see snow on Friday night and Saturday, according to NWS. I wouldn’t expect much, though.

Andrew Kenney

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