Cooler temperatures held over the Denver metro Wednesday as highs were only in the upper 60s to low 70s, with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Scattered storms develop over the foothills and then spread east over the I-25 Corridor. Pockets of heavy rain, small hail and strong winds are possible.
Over the western half of Colorado, sunshine and warm temperatures can be expected to continue. It'll be hot and dry over the Western Slope, with highs in the upper 90s in Grand Junction. Fire danger will remain the main concern over western Colorado.
The overall weather pattern is not going to change much through the weekend. Temperatures will be warmer over eastern Colorado, but there is so much moisture in the soil, there will be scattered thunderstorms developing each day.
The weather for western Colorado will remain dry and warm through the weekend, with highs expected in the upper 70s to low 80s in the mountains and 95-100 degrees for the western valleys.
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