Forecast by Meteorologist Danielle Grant

FRIDAY NIGHTWind gusts continue overnight, especially in the mountains and foothills. Gusts will be out of the southwest and could climb to 30 mph near the Range View wildfire in Jefferson County.

Wind Gust Forecast

An Air Quality Alert is in effect through 9 am because of moderate to heavy smoke in Jefferson County. The smoke will be moving northeast into the Golden area.

Air Quality Alert

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Mostly clear, not as windy in the Denver metro area and much cooler. Overnight lows from 46° to 51°.

Forecast Lows Tonight

A Freeze Warning is in effect for northwest Colorado as overnight lows drop into the upper 20s and lower 30s.

Freeze Warning in NW Colorado

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SATURDAY: Temperatures are cooler behind Friday's cold front. Mostly sunny with lighter wind.  An isolated evening storm is possible around the city.  Morning lows from 46° to 51°, afternoon highs from 72° to 77°.

Denver Saturday Forecast

Temperatures will be below-average Saturday, in the lower to mid 70s across the Denver metro area.

Forecast Highs Saturday, September 21

Clouds will spill onto the Front Range in the late afternoon. A few late evening storms are possible along the I-25 corridor. Don't expect much rain from these cells.

Saturday Evening Storms

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny, seasonal and dry.  Morning lows from 43° to 48°, afternoon highs from 75° to 80°.

MONDAY:  Mostly sunny, breezy and warm for the first day of fall.  Morning lows from 47° to 52°, afternoon highs from 80° to 85°.

TUESDAY:  Sunny, dry and warm.  Morning lows from 49° to 54°, afternoon highs from 83° to 88°.

WEDNESDAY:  Mostly sunny, dry and mild.  Morning lows from 49° to 54°, afternoon highs from 77° to 82°.

THURSDAY:  Partly cloudy, windy and seasonal.  A few afternoon/evening storms are possible.  Morning lows from 47° to 52°, afternoon highs from 74° to 79°.    

FRIDAY: Much cooler! Mostly cloudy with a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms. Morning lows from 47° to 52°, afternoon highs from 65° to 70°.

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