Afternoon thunderstorm pattern returns; colder storm system early next week

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DENVER -- The Spring-Summer afternoon thunderstorm pattern is back.

We'll see lots of sunshine today across Colorado with a slight 10% chance for an afternoon gusty t-storm.  Mountain highs in the 50s and 60s.  Front Range highs around 72.

Thursday features a 20% chance of an afternoon t-storm.

Friday features a 10% chance of an afternoon t-storm.

Between Friday and Saturday morning the Central and Northern Mountains can expect rain/snow with 1" of accumulation possible on the high peaks.  Gusty winds possible, 20-40mph.

Saturday and Sunday look partly cloudy and dry across the Front Range.  Highs in the 60s and 70s.

A stronger storm system rolls across Colorado Monday-Tuesday.  It delivers light snow accumulation to the Mountains and rain chances for the Front Range.  Temperatures drop about 10-20 degrees.  It's possible a few flakes of snow mixes in across the Front Range during the overnight hours.

Warmer temps return Wednesday.

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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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