Cooler temperatures, showers ahead for metro Denver

DENVER -- The high temperature at Denver International Airport on Thursday was 98 degrees.

That makes 35 times at or above 90 degrees this year. In an average year, Denver will reach 90 degrees or higher 42 times.

It will hit the 90s again on Friday with a few late-day clouds and a stray gusty storm south of the city.

There are better rain chances in the form of late-day scattered storms arriving on Saturday and lasting through the end of next week.

The best days for showers will be on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The increased chance of rain will arrive with cooler temperatures, with highs in the 80s.

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