It will be warm and sunny in the metro area on Saturday, with temperatures slightly above seasonal norms and winds easing off a bit.
In Denver, the high temperature will reach nearly 82 degrees on Saturday with winds blowing at around 15 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Nightly lows will be around 52 degrees under partly cloudy skies.
There is a red flag warning for fire danger from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday for the southern foothills of the Front Range, South Park and the Palmer Divide area, according to the Weather Service. Castle Rock, Colorado Springs and Pueblo are under today’s advisory.
Temperatures will be slightly above normal over most of northeastern Colorado, with highs in the upper 70s and low 80s in the Urban Corridor and the Eastern Plains. In the mountains, temperatures will climb to the mid-50s and above the 60s, the weather service said.
Expect sunny skies over Denver on Sunday with high temperatures around 77 degrees. The night sky will be mostly clear with the low dipping near 52 degrees.
Dry weather this weekend will give way Monday afternoon to a few thunderstorms over the Eastern Plains, with the pattern repeating on Tuesday.
There’s a 20 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in Denver on Monday, the weather service said. The sky will be partly sunny and the maximum will reach near 84 degrees.