Denver Weather: Good chance of rain before a warm, dry weekend

DENVER (KDVR) – Rain and thunderstorms are expected in Denver weather Thursday evening.

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for eastern Arapahoe County until 6:45 p.m. with quarter-sized hailstones possible. The storm was expected to occur near Deer Trail around 6:15 p.m

Flash flood warnings were in effect for multiple areas, including Larimer County. Eastern Plains counties were also under flash flood warnings, including Yuma and Sedgwick. The mountains also saw rain Thursday, as a mudslide poured debris onto Colorado Highway 125, closing the road indefinitely.

Denver International Airport is closed due to thunderstorms. Flights were delayed an average of 84 minutes, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Weather tonight: Showers all night

Some rain could continue past midnight along the Front Range, according to Pinpoint Weather, Colorado’s most accurate forecast.

Potential rain totals look good and may be enough to bring totals back to September levels at this time of the month.

Rain and thunderstorms will still be possible overnight, especially from Denver to the south. The sky will remain partly cloudy during the night, and the winds will be active at times.

Temperatures will be cold throughout metro Denver with lows in the 50s. It will be cold again in the Colorado mountains with temperatures in the 40s and some places in the cold 30s.

Weather tomorrow: Early rain and a colder day

Rain will be possible early Friday in metro Denver. The rain will end from north to south and some sunshine will return late in the day. Temperatures will be cooler with readings mainly in the 60s in eastern Colorado and metro Denver, which is about 10-15 degrees below normal.

Looking Ahead: A warm and dry weekend

Just in time for the weekend, the weather forecast is looking dry again. There will be plenty of sunshine on Saturday and Sunday. Temperatures will start in the 70s on Saturday and rise to the 80s by Sunday. The area will remain warm and dry through the beginning of next week.

A slight chance of isolated showers returns on Wednesday. There will be a few showers or thunderstorms by Thursday with temperatures dropping from the warm 80s to the breezy 70s for the weekend.

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