Skies over the metro area will be mostly cloudy on Saturday, with winds picking up in the afternoon.
In Denver, the high temperature will be about 89 degrees, according to the National Weather Service forecast. It will be breezy, with southwest winds in the 8- to 16-mph range, and gusts up to 24 mph.
South and east of Denver on Saturday winds will be a bit stronger, gusting up to 35 mph in some areas, the weather service said. North of Interstate 70, winds are expected to be on the lighter side. In the mountains on Saturday, winds will gust to about 45 mph and showers are expected overnight, especially north of Berthoud Pass where new snow, up to two inches, is possible above 10,000 feet in elevation.
Tonight in Denver skies will remain mostly cloudy and the low temperature will dip to about 53 degrees, according to the weather service.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely across northeastern Colorado from late Sunday morning through Sunday night. A few storms could be severe, with strong winds as the main threat.
In Denver on Sunday, there’s a 50% chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said. Skies will be partly sunny and the high temperature will top out near 76 degrees. Afternoon winds are expected to gust up to 21 mph.
On Monday, Memorial Day, cooler weather arrives in the region where it’s likely to hold on through much of the week. Scatters showers and thunderstorms are possible through Wednesday and high temperatures will be near or below seasonal norms.
In Denver on the holiday there’s a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Skies will be partly sunny and the high temperature will hit about 68 degrees as winds gust to about 26 mph.