Denverites have one more day of upper-90s temperatures to endure before a gradual cool down driven by afternoon monsoonal rain storms through the weekend and early part of next week, forecasters say.

It will be sunny and hot with a high of 98 degrees Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. Southeast winds are expected Wednesday night with a high of 21 mph.

The mountains, where several wildfires are still burning, could get more needed rain showers, according to the forecast.

Scatterred showers and thunderstorms in the mountains this afternoon and evening. Continued hot and mainly dry on the plains. #cowx pic.twitter.com/raLkUIudUN

— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) July 11, 2018

A high of 90 degrees is expected on Thursday. In the afternoon, southwesterly winds will be replaced by northeasterly currents that will bring storm clouds.

There’s a 30 percent chance for rain showers and thunderstorms Thursday afternoon. The chance for rain and thunderstorms increases to 40 percent in the evening.

By Friday, the high temperature will be 86 degrees and there is a 40 percent chance of rains and thunderstorms.

It will mostly sunny with a high temperature of 92 on Saturday. There’s a small chance for evening rain.

Afternoon monsoonal rains are expected Sunday through Tuesday, when temperatures will reach the upper 80s each day.

Read More Here...