Pinpoint Weather Alert Day: Heavy mountain snow expected Thursday

Hail batters metro-area neighborhoods

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DENVER — Severe thunderstorm warnings were dropped for parts of metro Denver after a cold front ushered in severe weather along the Front Range and brought heavy rain, hail and high winds.

Temperatures climbed to about 80 degrees and the storms started developing later in the afternoon before moving out Wednesday night.

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The moist upslope that accompanied a cold front that moved through Wednesday morning led to the strong storms in the metro area. Large hail, wind gusts up to 60 mph, heavy rain and frequent lightning hit the area.

Thursday will start sunny and leading to a 30 percent chance of afternoon thunderstorms with a high in the low 80s.

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