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Mountain Flash Flood Watch for heavy rain, tracking evening storms for Denver

Slow moving storms have been producing heavy rain over the major burn scar areas all week, flash flood advisories remain in effect tonight.

COLORADO, USA — FORECAST BY: Meteorologist Kathy Sabine

THIS EVENING AT A GLANCE: Partly sunny and warm this afternoon with downtown temperatures in the lower 90s. Evening storms may produce a brief heavy shower downtown this evening with a little wind and lightning before skies clear. Temperatures will drop into the lower 80s after sunset with light winds from the northwest shifting southwest.  

The Air Quality Alerts, for Routt County, and for the front range urban corridor, continue yet again today. The alerts are in effect until 9am for Routt County and until 4pm for the urban corridor.

Cooler weather heading into the weekend with highs in the mid 80s Saturday and scattered afternoon showers and storms. Upper 80s Sunday with isolated storms.

High country rainfall and flooding will be something to monitor this weekend if you are adventuring in the mountains. Mudslide threat continues both days over the weekend and could impact travel on I70. call ahead and check the forecast before heading up.  

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Credit: 9NEWS
Credit: 9NEWS

FRIDAY: Partly cloudy skies with scattered late storms, high of 93. Mostly cloudy overnight, maybe an isolated storm, low of 65.

SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy and with a chance for scattered storms and not as hot, high of 86. Partly cloudy with an isolated storm overnight, low of 62.

SUNDAY: Partly cloudy with widely scattered late storms, high around of 90. Partly cloudy overnight, low of 64.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny with an isolated late storm, high of 93. Partly cloudy overnight, low of 65.

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny with a chance for a late isolated storm and not again, high of 95. Partly cloudy overnight, low of 67.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and staying hot, chance for an isolated storm, high of 96. Partly cloudy overnight, low of 68.

THURSDAY: Partly cloudy with an isolated late storm, high of 92. Partly cloudy overnight, low of 65.

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