Denver ties record high of 86 degrees

DENVER — Sunshine and warm temperatures were enough for Denver to tie the record high of 86 degrees for May 6 on Saturday.

Clouds rolled in and temperatures dropped a bit during the midafternoon. Storms with rain developed around the metro area late in the afternoon.

Thunderstorms with heavy rain were also reported in the Colorado Springs area.

Sunday will bring more hot weather with high temperatures reaching the upper 70s and low 80s.  There will be a little more cloud cover during the afternoon with one or two showers/thunderstorms.

Expect mild temperatures in the 60s and low 70s in the mountains with scattered showers possible over the weekend.

Rain chances will increase Monday and Tuesday with temperatures dropping back into the 70s.

The best days for more widespread rain is Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures will be slowly cooling during that stretch from the 70s to the 60s. Drier weather will move in for Friday.

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