A little cooler this weekend with a chance of thunderstorms

A day after record heat, Denver weather will be cooler on Saturday, but temperatures will continue to climb to the low to mid-90s along the urban corridor.

In Denver, there’s a 50 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, mostly after 3 p.m., according to National Weather Service forecasts. The sky will be mostly sunny and the high temperature will be near 93 degrees. Tonight there is a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mostly before midnight. The sky will be mostly cloudy and the low temperature will be around 64 degrees.

On Sunday along the Front Range, weather activity will resume, with an increase in scattered thunderstorms and locally heavy rain, according to the weather service. Flash flooding in wildfire scorch scars will be possible due to stronger storms, with some dropping an inch or more of rain in a short period of time.

In Denver on Sunday, showers and thunderstorms are likely after 11 a.m., the weather service said. The sky will be mostly cloudy and the high temperature will only rise to around 80 degrees. The chance of precipitation is 80%. Sunday night showers and thunderstorms are likely before 9 p.m. Skies will be mostly cloudy and the low temperature will be around 62 degrees.

There’s a 50 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the city on Monday, with partly sunny skies and high temperatures nearing 85 degrees.

Drier weather conditions are expected in the region on Tuesday and Wednesday.