Pinpoint Weather Alert Day: Cold temperatures, light snow & slick roads overnight

Near-record heat, then thunderstorms return for Memorial Day weekend

DENVER -- Temperatures on Friday and Saturday will surge to near-record levels.

Highs will reach 88 degrees on Friday in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. The record in Denver is 91 degrees set in 1964.

There will be lots of sunshine and no thunderstorms.

On Saturday, the second 90-degree high of the season is expected with a temperature of 92. The record for the date is 95 degrees.

Denver's first 90-degree day of the season happened on May 10.

On Sunday, it will start sunny, then there's a 10 percent chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. The high will be 88 degrees.

Memorial Day starts sunny with a 30 percent chance of late-day thunderstorms. Highs drop to 80 degrees behind a cold front.

Tuesday looks similar with a 20 percent to 30 percent chance of afternoon thunderstorms and highs about 80 degrees.

7-Day Forecast. Meteorologist Chris Tomer.

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