Scattered thunderstorms are expected throughout the Denver metro area Thursday evening - a severe thunderstorm warning was even issued for parts of Douglas and Jefferson counties earlier this afternoon.

9NEWS Meteorologist Danielle Grant says storms are coming. "We could have pockets of heavy rain, wind gusts and a chance of hail [over the metro area]," she says. "Round two will be tomorrow afternoon."

A pocket of severe weather is rolling over northeastern Colorado stretching from the plains to the foothills, the National Weather Service says.

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