DENVER (KDVR) — Winds will gradually slow Wednesday night across Denver with mild lows in the middle 50s.

Sunshine is back in the forecast for Thursday with slightly cooler but above-average temperatures in the middle 70s. Wind will be brisk across the area, meaning an enhanced fire risk, and red flag warnings are in effect from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Skies remain clear into Friday with a slight bump in temperatures. Highs reach the upper 70s with lighter winds. Mainly sunny skies are here for the weekend with lighter winds and warm highs near the 80-degree mark.

The next work week starts off with some hot conditions along the Front Range. Temperatures climb into the middle to upper 80s with mostly sunny skies. There is a small chance for a light shower in the northeastern corner of the state later Monday.

Extra clouds are here for Wednesday, but the forecast stays mostly dry. There is a small chance for a shower in the morning. Highs remain above average in the middle 80s with increasing wind.