Another smoky and dry day before thunderstorms return

DENVER -- It will be another dry and smoky day in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins on Monday with highs about 88 degrees.

The mountains can expect smoky sun and a 10 percent to 20 percent chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Highs will be 75 to 85 degrees.

The pattern shifts on Tuesday with a cold front. The chance of afternoon thunderstorms increases to 20 percent across the Front Range.

Afternoon thunderstorm chances continue Wednesday through Sunday with the addition of some monsoon moisture.

The chance jumps to 30 percent on Sunday as a low pressure system moves into Colorado.

High temperatures most of this week will stay in the 80s. Sunday's high will drop drops into the 70s.

Smoke from California wildfires will increase early this week.

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