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Near record temperatures before rain, flooding and hail



Near record temperatures before rain, flooding and hail

Warm weather in Denver will continue Thursday with near-record temperatures before waves of storms roll in Friday, bringing heavy rain, flooding, hail and damaging winds, the National Weather Service said.

The Denver area will see a high of 96 degrees on Thursday – three degrees less than the warmest June 13 on record, a record set in 1936, according to NWS Records.

It is still possible for the city to break that record.

NWS meteorologists predicted a high of 95 degrees on Wednesday, but temperatures in the city reached 97 degrees, tying 1952 for the warmest June 12 on record. the weather service said.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible in the metro area Thursday evening, but NWS forecasters expect little to no rain to accompany them, according to a Hazardous Weather Outlook from the Weather Service.

Showers and thunderstorms will multiply Friday morning and severe weather will begin east of the Interstate 25 Corridor Friday afternoon, the forecast said.