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Thunderstorms, hail in metro area on Monday afternoon

DENVER -- Rain, hail and lightning moved into the Denver metro area on Monday afternoon.

Highs will climb to about 66 degrees and there is a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon with small hail possible. The storms could last into the early evening.

Total rainfall over the next 24 hours will range from 0.1 to 0.3 inches across the Front Range. Amounts will be higher in areas that get hit by a thunderstorm.

The mountains start with sunshine then there is a 30 percent chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Highs will reach 50s, 60s and 70s. It will be the same thing Tuesday.

Wednesday will be the driest day this week with only a 10 percent chance of an afternoon thunderstorm.

Friday and Saturday feature higher chances for rain and thunderstorms at 30 percent.

A cold front moves in on Saturday, pushing highs down into the 50s.

Sunday looks a bit drier and warmer with only a 20 percent chance of an afternoon thunderstorm.

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