Denver to heat up as the week progresses weather could be stormy July 4 weekend



Below normal temperatures in Denver on Tuesday will give way to heat in the city on Thursday when toasty temps climb above normal and back into the 90s.

Skies over Denver will be mostly sunny on Tuesday as the high temperature tops out at 84 degrees, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Winds will gust to about 16 mph.

On Wednesday in Denver, the high temperature will bump up to 88 degrees under sunny skies and gustier winds, up to 22 mph, the weather service said.

Thursday will be sunny and hotter still in the city with a high temperature of 93 degrees.

The weather should be mostly dry through Thursday, with a chance of stormy weather increasing Friday and through the weekend. The July 4 weekend weather will be hot in Denver with the high temperature hitting about 90 degrees. Some weekend storms may produce heavy rains and local flooding.