Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Highs 71 to 77. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Rain showers likely and scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming light. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs around 60. East winds 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
There are currently no warnings or advisories for this location.
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Statement as of 2:59 am MDT on May 3, 2015
... Today in Metro Denver weather history...
1-5 in 1898... snowfall totaled 15.5 inches in downtown Denver. Most of the snow... 6.2 inches... fell on the 3rd. Most of the snow melted as it fell. The greatest snow depth on the ground was only 2.5 inches on the 3rd at 8:00 PM. This was the only snowfall during the month. Northeast winds were sustained to 22 mph on the 1st. 2-3 in 1979... heavy rain changed to snow on the 2nd. Snowfall totaled 3.9 inches at Stapleton International Airport... where northwest winds gusted to 26 mph. The greatest depth of snow on the ground was only 1 inch at midday on the 2nd due to melting. Total precipitation for the 2 days was 1.65 inches. 2-4 in 1987... a slow moving storm brought rain... wind... and snow to Metro Denver. Rainfall totaled 1.04 inches at Stapleton International Airport where north winds gusted to 48 mph on the 3rd. The foothills received 5 to 10 inches of snow. 2-5 in 2001... a very slow moving Pacific storm system became parked near The Four Corners region... which allowed heavy snow to develop above 6500 feet in the foothills with a mix of rain and snow over lower elevations of Metro Denver. Snowfall totals included: 21 inches atop Crow Hill and at Idaho springs; 19 inches near blackhawk; and 18 inches in Coal Creek Canyon... Genesee... and 11 miles southwest of Morrison. Snowfall totaled 6.2 inches at the site of the former Stapleton International Airport. Precipitation (rain and melted snow) totaled 2.09 inches at Denver International Airport where north winds gusted to 30 mph on the 2nd. 3 in 1898... heavy snowfall of 6.2 inches fell over downtown Denver. Most of the snow melted as it fell. The greatest snow depth on the ground was 2.5 inches during the evening. In 1907... the all-time lowest recorded temperature in the month of may... 19 degrees... occurred. In 1925... an apparent microburst produced sustained northeast winds to 44 mph with gusts to 52 mph. Rainfall was only 0.01 inch in downtown Denver. In 1981... lightning struck 9 golfers at the south suburban Golf course. None were injured seriously. In 1983... hail 1 1/2 inches in diameter fell at Green Mountain west of Lakewood... with 3/4 inch stones reported in Lakewood. In 1986... a thunderstorm wind gust to 51 mph was recorded at Stapleton International Airport. 3-5 in 1908... rain changed to snow on the evening of the 3rd and continued through the early evening of the 5th. Snowfall totaled 10.0 inches over downtown Denver. This was the last measurable snow of the season. Precipitation totaled 1.51 inches. North winds were sustained to 23 mph on the 3rd... 33 mph on the 4th... and 21 mph on the 5th. Three temperature records were set. High temperatures of 30 degrees on the 4th and 38 degrees on the 5th were record low maximum temperatures for the dates. The reading on the 4th was also the all-time record low maximum for the month of may. In 2007... a slow moving Pacific storm system... from the Desert Southwest... brought a period of unsettled weather to the region. During the 3-day period... locally heavy snow was reported over parts of the Front Range foothills. Storm totals included: 15 inches near Conifer... 14.5 inches west of Jamestown... 13.5 inches; 6 miles southwest of Evergreen... and 12.5 inches at Pine Junction. Severe thunderstorms... producing large hail... up to one inch in diameter were observed in the vicinity of Boulder and Hudson. Lightning struck a residence in Jefferson County. The roof was hit... causing the attic to catch fire. At Denver International Airport... lightning struck a United airlines jet as it was pushing away from The Gate. The passengers were taken off the jet and put on another plane.
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