DENVER — Look for storms to move out of the Front Range through the foothills, metro and eastern Plains on Monday night. Here is the latest update from the Storm Prediction Center regarding the small threat.
THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CO FRONT RANGE AREA SUMMARY WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH STRONG WIND GUSTS AND HAIL ARE POSSIBLE FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE MIDWEST AND LOWER GREAT LAKES REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
AIDED BY OROGRAPHIC LIFT AND UPSLOPE LOW-LEVEL TRAJECTORIES NEAR/NORTH OF A STALLED BOUNDARY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON INITIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS...WITH SOME POSSIBLE DRIFT INTO THE ADJACENT HIGH PLAINS. STEEP LAPSE RATES/MODERATE BUOYANCY AND SUFFICIENT VERTICAL SHEAR MAY ALLOW FOR A HAIL RISK AND A FEW DOWNBURST-RELATED WIND GUSTS THIS AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING.