DENVER (KDVR) — Sunshine arrived early on Thursday to help highs reach the upper 70s, now storms are popping up during the evening hours in the Denver weather forecast.

Around 3:45 p.m. a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for the southern half of Denver, all of Glendale and parts of Englewood. The warning was to stay in effect through 4:30 p.m.

Hail reports were coming into the newsroom on Thursday afternoon.

Weather today: Scattered evening storms

High temperatures were to top out in the upper 70s on Thursday.

Storms can form in the late afternoon and early evening hours, then push out across the plains through the early overnight hours. Denver is just at the top of a marginal risk for severe storms.

Pinpoint Weather: Severe weather outlook on May 25.

Weather tonight: Clearing skies

Storms will clear early Thursday night with clouds pushing out as well. Overnight lows will dip into the lower 50s with a slowing wind.

Pinpoint Weather: Overnight forecast on May 25.

Looking ahead: Warm with storms over the weekend

Friday finishes off the workweek with better chances for afternoon and evening storms. Denver could see some small hail and gusty winds within those storms.

Highs reach into the upper 70s on Friday with a few areas reaching the 80-degree mark.

Memorial Day weekend looks mild with warm highs in the upper 70s and even 80 degrees on Monday. Storm chances are lower over the weekend, but they are focused in the afternoon and evening hours.

Expect to see sunny skies Monday morning with extra clouds as you enjoy your Memorial Day.

Pinpoint Weather 7-day forecast for Denver on May 25.

Tuesday has smaller storm chances in the afternoon with highs hitting 80 degrees. Extra clouds and better rain chances push in for Wednesday with highs in the upper 70s.