Drier conditions move in after much-needed rain; surge of moisture on Tuesday

DENVER -- Expect dense fog on Monday morning in the wake of Sunday's beneficial rainfall.

Sunshine will break through in the afternoon along with a 10 percent chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Highs will reach about 86 degrees along the Front Range.

The mountains can expect morning sunshine and then isolated afternoon thunderstorms. Highs will range from 75 to 90 degrees.

The southern mountains have a better chance for afternoon rain and thunderstorms.

On Tuesday, a cold front and surge of monsoon moisture crosses Colorado. That means a higher chance for rain and thunderstorms in the mountains and across the Front Range. Highs again will be about 86 degrees.

It will be drier and hotter from Wednesday through the weekend with highs in the mid-90s. The chance for afternoon thunderstorms increases to 20 percent on Sunday afternoon.

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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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