Typical summer thunderstorm pattern settles in

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DENVER -- The chance of afternoon thunderstorms on Tuesday drops to 20% in the mountains and across the Front Range. It's a normal summer pattern.

Still, watch out for lightning in the afternoons.

High temperatures on Tuesday today reach 86 degrees in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. Mountain highs will be in the 60s, 70s and 80s.

It will be near 90 degrees on Wednesday. The normal high for this time of year is 88 degrees.

There will be morning sunshine on the Fourth of July and 10% to 20% chances of isolated afternoon thunderstorms. Highs will be 85 to 90 degrees. It will be similar in the mountains.

Storms will clear and there will be calm conditions for evening fireworks with temperatures dropping into the 70s.

Friday through Sunday feature dry mornings with isolated afternoon thunderstorms. Highs will be 85 to 90 degrees.

Check interactive radar and zoom in to where you are. Plus, check the radar anytime with the Pinpoint Weather App for iPhone and Android.

Pinpoint Weather has been independently certified as Colorado's Most Accurate Forecast by WeatheRate.

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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