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Colorado Weather: Cooler Friday With Another Round Of Storms

Showers And Thunderstorms Bringing In Much Needed Rain
Showers And Thunderstorms Bringing In Much Needed Rain 03:05

DENVER(CBS)-  A cold front is slowly working across the state Thursday night into Friday. This will clear skies out across northern Colorado by morning and drop temperatures by a few more degrees.

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Clearing air behind cold front on Thursday night. Credit: CBS4

By afternoon temperatures should warm enough to get showers and thunderstorms going in the mountains first and then across the eastern plains.

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Thunderstorms will again fire up Friday afternoon. Credit: CBS4

Some of the late day storms over the extreme eastern part of Colorado may be severe with gusty winds up to 60 mph and the possibility of 1 inch diameter hail.

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Severe thunderstorms may develop late in the day for part of eastern Colorado. Credit: CBS4

Heading into the weekend there will be a chance for afternoon thunderstorms in the mountains and plains each day. Highs east will be in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees with mostly 70s in the mountains.

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CBS4 is putting together a great show for Independence Eve on Sunday night. Credit: CBS4

If you are going to Independence Eve at Civic Center Park on Sunday night there is a chance for storms early in the evening.

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Only about a 20% chance for early evening storms on the 4th of July. Credit: CBS4

On the Fourth of July, (Monday). you can expect highs near 90 in the Denver metro area with a slight chance for a late day storm.

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