DENVER (CBS4) – A very weak and dry cold front pushed through the state early on Sunday. This cooled the Denver high on Sunday down to 75. Still nice for Mother’s Day! The normal or average high in Denver for this date is 70 degrees.
There is a very small chance for a few high based gusty, thunderstorms over some of the Front Range Foothills and northeastern Colorado early Sunday evening. However, most of these will be more wind producers than rain makers.
There is a Red Flag Warning for high fire danger over parts of the western slope from Grand Junction down through Durango. This warning is from noon through 7pm Sunday and again on Monday. Sustained winds could range from 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Relative humidity levels will be dry. Ranging from around 10 to 15 percent.
The week ahead will have a few ups and downs in the weather pattern. Monday will be mostly sunny , warmer and windy across the eastern plains. By Monday afternoon there is another shot for a few high based , gusty, thunderstorms to develop.
By Tuesday a little better chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms develops. Wednesday should be dry with more late day storms on Thursday. Thursday will be a stronger storm system dropping temperatures in Denver down into the 50s to end the week and bringing in a better chance for rain with thunderstorms. There will also, be a chance for mountain snow starting Wednesday night into Thursday morning.