Storms roll into metro Denver with powerful winds

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DENVER -- Storms rolled into the Denver metro area with powerful winds Wednesday night.

The National Weather Service reported wind gusts of near 60 mph south of Ken Caryl in the southwest metro area about 8 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for the metro area until 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday was another 90-degree day in Denver and on the Front Range.

The northeast Plains saw scattered strong-to-severe storms Wednesday evening with storms that included gusty winds, rain and hail.

The heat will continue on Thursday with more temperatures in the 90s expected.

Denver's afternoon high temperature will be about 92 degrees. There will be breezy winds and a 10 percent chance of an isolated storm in the afternoon.

The eastern Plains will have a marginal risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon. Storms there could contain strong winds and large hail.

Dry weather will move in for Friday with more high temperatures in the 90s. The 90s will stay for the weekend with a 10 percent chance of storms on Saturday and dry conditions on Sunday.

A cool down will move in to start the next week. Monday and Tuesday will be in the mid-80s and dry.

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We're tracking weather today on FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 News -- and when conditions are bad we send out the Weather Beast.

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