Mid-80s Thursday, then gusty cold front arrives Friday afternoon

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DENVER -- A cold front is on the way but not until Friday afternoon.

There will be sunshine Thursday across the Front Range with a 10% chance of afternoon gusty thunderstorms. Highs will be about 85 degrees.

The average high this time of year in Denver is 77 degrees.

The mountains start sunny on Thursday with a 10% chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Highs will be in the 50s and 60s.

Winds turn gusty (15-30 mph) on Friday as a cold front approaches in the afternoon.

Skies start sunny, then turn cloudy with a 10% chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Highs will warm to 83 degrees before the arrival of the front.

The mountains on Friday could see wind gusts of 20-50 mph above treeline.

Saturday looks cooler in the low to mid-70s behind the cold front. It will start with sunshine, then watch for a 10% chance of late-day showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday looks totally dry with highs in the 70s.

Fall officially arrives at 1:50 a.m. Monday. It looks sunny early with a 10% chance of afternoon thunderstorms. The high will be 80 degrees.

A cold front is possible Tuesday or Wednesday.

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We're tracking Denver weather today on FOX31 and Channel 2 News - and when conditions are bad we send out the Weather Beast.

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